Karen von Graevenitz Buser

Company: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

Karen v. Graevenitz is currently working at Novartis. She was previously Senior Regulatory Program Manager for Key Emerging Markets on metabolic compounds currently in clinical development at F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. After finishing the Pharmacy School at the University of Basel (Switzerland), she worked for nearly 2 years in a Pharmacy before joining F. Hoffmann - La Roche Ltd. in Basel in 1989 as a Medical Manager in the Medical Marketing Department. She worked in several disease areas. She moved to regulatory affairs in 1999 as European partner on several projects in different therapeutic areas. She has extensive experience of the EU procedures and had several interactions with the CHMP members, EMA and its different working parties. Then, she took over an E7 Lead Role in 2009 and played a key role in developing regulatory strategies for metabolic compounds for Key Emerging Markets. Over the last 3 years, she was involved in several CDE Hearing Meetings in China.