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Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Rick Munschauer

Dr. Rick Munschauer oversees clinical development, medical and scientific affairs activities for Marathon. He also serves as a member of the Marathon executive team.

Dr. Munschauer previously served as Vice President of Medical Affairs, Neurology and Immunology at EMD Serono. Prior to that, he held successive roles of Chief Medical Advisor, Global Head of Medical Affairs, and Vice President of US Medical Affairs at Biogen.

Before entering the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Munschauer had a 25-year career in academic medicine and was Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He holds board certifications in neurology, internal medicine and critical care.

Dr. Munschauer completed his internal medicine and neurology training at Johns Hopkins University and earned his MD degree at McGill University. He also holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Duke University.