Benjamin Kramer, MD is the Vice President, Medical Affairs for Immunology and Ophthalmology at Genentech. He has worked for nearly 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, with significant leadership experience in both global clinical development and global medical affairs in respiratory, urology and immunology.

Ben came to Genentech in 2012 from Novartis, where he acted as Vice President of Clinical Development, Respiratory since 2007. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of U.S. Medical, Respiratory and Urology at Pfizer. Ben is an author of many publications and abstracts in the areas of allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Ben attended Brandeis University as an undergraduate and went on to receive his MD from New York Medical College. He trained in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and completed his Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.