Detlef Niese

Detlef Niese is an independent policy and science consultant since March 2013. He offers scientific and educational services to private and public organisations active in health care, education and medicine development. Dr. Niese teaches drug development sciences at the University of Basel and Budapest. Before retiring in 2013, Dr Niese was Head External Affairs Global Development at Novartis Pharma AG responsible for science policy and ethical issues concerning drug development.
Dr. Niese is a licensed pharmacist and physician with a doctorate in immunogenetics granted by the faculty of medicine at the University of Bonn, Germany. He is a board certified internist with specialisation in rheumatology and clinical immunology.