Harlan Weisman, M.D.
CEO, Vice Chairman of the Board
Harlan F. Weisman, M.D. has more than 30 years of experience as a senior healthcare executive responsible for the discovery, development, regulatory approval and launch of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic products. He is currently Managing Director of And-One Consulting, LLC, advising medical product companies, investment firms, and government and non-government healthcare organizations in formulating and implementing strategies for driving innovation in healthcare products and services. He is on advisory committees to the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Technology Development Fund.
Dr. Weisman began his career in the pharmaceutical industry at Centocor, Inc., where he pioneered monoclonal antibodies as medical breakthroughs for wide therapeutic applications, including ReoPro®, REMICADE®, Simponi® and STELARA® which have combined annual sales of over $8 Billion. He was the head of R&D when Johnson & Johnson acquired Centocor in 1999. He then became President of J&J Pharmaceutical R&D, where he accelerated pipeline growth by advancing more than15 new molecular entities into late-stage development within 3 years, and gaining approvals of 10 drugs with over $15 Billion in annual sales. Dr. Weisman was promoted to Company Group Chairman, Pharmaceutical R&D, and had executive oversight of ALZA Corporation and J&J Pharmaceutical R&D, and led the acquisition and integration of 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals and later TransForm Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Weisman was Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Flame Biosciences, a clinical stage company focused on the research, development, and commercialization of transformative therapies for cancer, from January 2020 to January 2022. Between December 2012 and December 2013, Dr. Weisman was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coronado Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel immunotherapies for autoimmune diseases and cancer.
Dr. Weisman graduated from the University of Maryland with High Honors and the University of Maryland School of Medicine Cum Laude. After his residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, he was a fellow in cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and was then appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Consultant Cardiologist, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Director of the Experimental Cardiac Pathology Laboratory.