Marcel van Duin, PhD

Dr. Marcel van Duin is Chief Scientific Officer and responsible for External Innovation and Emerging Science at Organon, a company with the vision to advance the health of women.
Marcel was previously Vice President, Head of R&D Alliances for Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health (RM&MH) and Therapeutic Area Head for Research in RM&MH at Ferring Pharmaceuticals and member of the global drug discovery leadership team. Key scientific focus was on projects for Endometriosis, Infertility and Obstetrical complications such as preterm labor and preeclampsia as well as a strong outreach to external opportunities.
Before that his career spanned leadership R&D responsibilities in multiple Women’s Health areas in Merck & Co, Schering Plough and Organon where he started his professional journey in the pharmaceutical industry in Oss, the Netherlands.
Marcel holds a B.S. in biology from Utrecht university and PhD at Erasmus university, Rotterdam, both in the Netherlands.
At present he holds an honorary professorship in Innovation at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China. He has (co-)authored over 60 scientific publications.