Alfred W. Sandrock, Jr., MD, PhD, is our Executive Vice President, Neurology Discovery & Development Center, Neurodegeneration Therapeutic Area and Chief Medical Officer and has served in this position since November 2015. Dr. Sandrock has served as Group Senior Vice President from May 2014 to October 2015 as well as Chief Medical Officer since February 2012. Since joining us in 1998, Dr. Sandrock has held several senior executive positions, including Senior Vice President of Development Sciences, Senior Vice President of Neurology Research and Development, and Vice President of Clinical Development, Neurology. Dr. Sandrock received his BA in human biology from Stanford University, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a PhD in neurobiology from Harvard University. He completed an internship in medicine, a residency and chief residency in neurology, and a clinical fellowship in Neuromuscular Disease and Clinical Neurophysiology (electromyography) at Massachusetts General Hospital.