Jerry Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Zeldis is currently Chief Medical Officer of Sorrento Therapeutics. Prior to Sorrento, Dr. Zeldis held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Global Health and Chief Medical Officer of Celgene. Dr. Zeldis spent nearly 20 years at Celgene, and played a key role in building one of the leading global biopharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Zeldis received his medical 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 served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at 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 Brunswick, NJ.

Dr. Zeldis holds BA and MS degrees from Brown University, and M.Phil., M.D., and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University. Dr. Zeldis has published 100+ peer-reviewed articles and is a named inventor on 40+ U.S. patents.