Jean-Pierre Bizzari M.D.

Director

Dr. Bizzari brings more than 30 years of pharmaceutical and biotech industry expertise to the Board of Directors. He retired from Celgene Corporation, a global pharmaceutical company, having served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Oncology from October 2012 to December 2015 and as Senior Vice President for Clinical Development Oncology from 2008 to October 2012.  While at Celgene, Dr. Bizzari oversaw the development and approval of a number of leading oncology products. Dr. Bizzari is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of France’s National Cancer Institute and a member of the board of directors of Compugen Ltd., Nordic Nanovector ASA, and Transgene SA.  Dr. Bizzari is a Doctor of Medicine and a graduate of the Nice Medical School and a specialist in oncology (training in Toronto and Montreal).  Dr. Bizzari was also an assistant in the medical oncology department at La Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris. Dr. Bizzari serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee.