Dr. Jerome Zeldis, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Jerome Zeldis is the Chief Medical Officer and President of Clinical Development at Sorrento Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRNE), a biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for cancer, pain management, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases. Prior to joining Sorrento, Dr. Zeldis served as the Chief Medical Officer of Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq: CELG), where he played an instrumental role in helping the company grow into one of the largest global pharmaceutical firms. Dr. Zeldis also served as Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Global Health, an organization with a mission to develop and distribute therapeutics for diseases of the developing world.
Dr. Zeldis received his training in Internal Medicine at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences and was a clinical and research fellow in gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Additionally, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical School, and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswisk, NJ. Dr. Zeldis has published 112 peer reviewed articles and 24 reviews, book chapters, and editorials.