Hillel Cohen, PhD
Executive Director, Scientific Affairs
Dr. Hillel P. Cohen PhD is Executive Director of Scientific Affairs at Sandoz, helping explain the principles of biosimilars and biosimilar policies to the healthcare community, patient advocacy groups, and health authorities. He has published and given presentations in the areas of biosimilar education, switching, interchangeability, naming and safety. Dr. Cohen led Sandoz efforts for the first biosimilar presentation (Zarxio®) to an FDA advisory committee and participated in both BsUFA 2 and BsUFA 3 negotiations on behalf of industry. Hillel is active on the Education Committees of biosimilar trade associations, including the Biosimilars Council (a division of the Association for Affordable Medicines) and the Biosimilars Forum. Prior to joining Sandoz he held multiple positions at Novartis Vaccines, including Head of Regulatory Affairs for North and Latin America and well as Head of Global Labeling. Dr. Cohen received a BA from New York University and a PhD in Biology from Dartmouth.