Yuval Cohen, Ph.D.Chief Executive Officer, Director
Yuval Cohen, Ph.D., joined Corbus as co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Corbus, he was the President and co-founder of Celsus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CLTX) from 2005 to June 2013. Under Dr. Cohen's leadership, Celsus successfully developed five novel anti-inflammatory drug programs - including two in Phase 2 - focusing on allergies and autoimmune diseases of the skin, airways, digestive tract, and eyes. He participated in all stages of the preclinical and clinical development, including project management, interactions with regulatory bodies, and with the investment community in fund raising. In March 2013, Dr. Cohen successfully completed a public listing of Celsus in the United States. Apart from his industry experience, he is also the author of a number of peer-reviewed papers and reviews, as well as listed inventor on a number of patents. Dr. Cohen has a Ph.D., summa cum laude, from the Curie Institute of Cancer Research in Paris and the University of Paris V. He obtained a Bachelor of Science with Honors from the University of Cape Town in South Africa before being awarded the prestigious BGF Scholarship from the French foreign ministry to carry out his doctoral studies in Paris.
Craig Millian, MBAChief Commercial Officer
Craig Millian joined Corbus as Chief Commercial Officer in February 2019. Mr. Millian brings 25 years of experience leading commercial organizations for a range of pharmaceutical companies as well as a successful track record building pharmaceutical brands during all stages of development and commercialization. Prior to joining Corbus, Mr. Millian held various leadership positions at EMD Serono, including Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Fertility and Endocrinology, and Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Neurology and Immunology. In these roles, he was responsible for leading the strategic direction and driving operating results for these franchises in the U.S. He oversaw key areas of the business, including sales, marketing and patient support services. Previously, Mr. Millian served as Vice President, Commercial at Vertex, where he helped design and build the commercial infrastructure, organizational capabilities and go-to-market plans in advance of launching the Vertex product pipeline. Prior to Vertex, he held commercial leadership roles at Pfizer Inc. and Sanofi. Mr. Millian holds an MBA from New York University and a degree in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania.
Sean Moran, CPA, MBAChief Financial Officer
Sean Moran, CPA, joined Corbus in January 2014. He has more than twenty years of senior financial experience with emerging biotechnology, drug delivery, and medical device companies. Mr. Moran has successfully managed operations from start up through development to commercialization and profitability. He has completed three IPOs and has raised over $200 million of capital. Before joining Corbus, Mr. Moran served as Chief Financial Officer for InVivo Therapeutics, Celsion Corporation, Echo Therapeutics, and Anika Therapeutics. Mr. Moran earned his M.B.A. and a B.S. in Accounting from Babson College in Wellesley, MA.
Barbara White, M.D.Chief Medical Officer and Head of Research
Barbara White, M.D., joined Corbus as Chief Medical Officer in June 2014. Dr. White's industry experience includes Phase 1-4 clinical development experience in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, including rheumatology, respiratory, and dermatology diseases. She also has industry experience in preclinical drug development, translational medicine and medical affairs. Prior to joining Corbus, Dr. White was Senior Vice President and Head of R&D at Stiefel, a GSK company. She has held roles at UCB, MedImmune and Amgen. Prior to her pharmaceutical career, Dr. White was Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her research has focused on T cells and immune-mediated mechanisms of lung fibrosis in scleroderma. She also previously served as co-director of the Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland Scleroderma Center. Dr. White received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and is board certified in internal medicine, rheumatology and allergy/clinical immunology. She completed her postdoctoral studies in basic cellular immunology at the National Institutes of Health.
Ross LobellVice President, Regulatory Affairs
Ross Lobell joined Corbus as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs in April 2018. Mr. Lobell is an expert in regulatory affairs with an extensive biopharmaceutical background in leading preclinical, clinical and nonclinical regulatory strategies and operations to support the drug development process. Prior to his appointment at Corbus, he held various leadership positions across several global pharmaceutical companies, including Schering-Plough, Pfizer, Amgen and MedImmune, a member of the AstraZeneca Group. During his tenure at MedImmune, Mr. Lobell oversaw all regulatory affairs support for the Respiratory, Inflammation and Anti-inflammatory biologics programs. Over the course of his career, Mr. Lobell led development, registration and post-registration activities for small-molecule and biologic medicines in multiple therapeutic areas, including oncology, rheumatology, respiratory, women’s health and cardiology/lipid metabolism. Additionally, he oversaw the development, submission and review management process for New Drug Applications, Biologics License Applications, and supplemental efficacy applications to expand labeling. Mr. Lobell received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lebanon Valley College.
Dylan WenkeDirector, Business Development
Dylan Wenke joined Corbus in May 2017 to create the business development function. He is responsible for corporate development, partnerships, and collaborations. Throughout his time at Corbus he has drove several of the company’s key transactions, including the licensing agreement with Jenrin in 2018, the licensing agreement with Kaken in 2019, and the structured financing agreement with K2 HealthVentures in 2020. Before joining Corbus, Dylan served in business development roles at a venture backed start-up. He earned his B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of North Florida.