Robert has served as our Chief Medical Officer since October 2016. Robert joined Alector from Genentech, Inc., where he held various roles of increasing responsibility between 2009 and 2016, including as Assistant Group Medical Director and TA Head Neuroscience Early Clinical Development in gRED from October 2015 to October 2016, as Senior Medical Director from October 2013 to September 2015, as Medical Director from September 2011 to October 2013, and as Associate Medical Director from January 2009 to September 2011. From May 2002 to December 2008, Robert served as a Neurologist at the University of Munich. Robert is a board certified neurologist in Germany. He holds an M.D. and a Ph.D. from Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München.