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Stephen Squinto, PhD
Executive Vice President and Head of Research and Development Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Stephen is a co-founder of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(www.alxn.com) and has been a Corporate Officer since August 2000. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Head of Research and Development, a position he has held since 2007. Other positions he has held at Alexion include, Executive VP, Head of Research and Clinical Development from 2006-2007, Executive VP, Head of Research from 2000-2006, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer from 1998 to 2000, Vice President of Research, Molecular Sciences, from 1994 to 1998, Senior Director of Molecular Sciences from 1993 to 1994 and Director of Molecular Development from 1992 to 1993. Prior to 1992, Dr. Squinto held various positions at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., including serving as the Co-Director of the Drug Discovery Group. Dr. Squinto was among the founding scientists hired at Regeneron in 1989. Prior to his position at Regeneron, he held a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Neuroscience at both Tulane University Medical School and Louisiana State University Medical Center from 1986 to 1989. Dr. Squinto is a recipient of numerous honors and awards from academic and professional organizations and his scientific work has led to over 70 scientific publications and over 40 patents in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology and neuroscience. He currently serves on the Board of the Greater New Haven Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and is a past president as well as the Board of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. He also serves as a corporate director of several Connecticut-based colleges. Dr. Squinto is the founder of Generation UCAN (an all-natural energy product company; www.generationucan.com) as well as a founder of Madison Ave Sports and Marketing in New York (madavesports.com). Dr. Squinto received his B.A. in Chemistry and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Loyola University of Chicago. Dr. Squinto resides in Bethany, CT. Dr. Squinto is a former elected town officer in Bethany having served for 12 years on the Bethany Board of Finance.