Michael G. Tovey, Ph.D., is Managing Director of Svar Life Science France since 2014. He received his first degrees and doctorate from University College London. He is emeritus INSERM Director of Research and past chair of the International Cytokines Standards Committee, the European Adjuvant Advisory Committee, the directorate of an INSERM civil service commission, and director of the CNRS laboratory of viral oncology.
Michael is the author of more than 250 articles and 100 patents, has founded three successful biotechnology companies and has developed two drugs that are widely used in clinical practice. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research, Associate Editor of Cytokine and The Scientific World Journal, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Immunoassay & Immunochemistry and a member of numerous scientific boards.