Mark S. Robbins

President and CEO, Kodiak Strategic Consultants, LLC
Mark S. Robbins

Education

Ph.D., pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School; J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law

Summary of Experience

Dr. Robbins is a pharmaceutical and biotech executive with over 40 years of broad-based industry experience. In his role at Kodiak Strategic Consultants, he consults to a diverse group of pharmaceutical and biotech companies on clinical, regulatory, business development, and licensing issues. Dr. Robbins served as a CEO in residence at the University of Minnesota’s Office for Technology Commercialization and co-founded several biotech ventures. He is actively involved with a number of startups, including GigaMune, Neuropharma Meds, and Diastol Therapeutics. He served as the COO of Bullet Biotechnology, regulatory strategic advisor to GigaGen, and acting CEO of GigaMune, all of which have focused on novel immunotherapies targeting cancer and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Robbins has served as an expert in multiple antitrust matters, intellectual property cases, and contract disputes, and provided testimony at deposition, trial, and arbitration. Prior to his consulting career, he held several senior-level positions at brand and generic pharmaceutical companies, where he was responsible for the development of regulatory and clinical strategies that led to numerous new drug application (NDA), biologics license application (BLA), and abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He has conducted analyses in therapeutic areas that include cardiology, oncology, endocrine/metabolic, women’s health, infectious diseases, radiology, and nuclear medicine and diagnostics. In addition, Dr. Robbins has experience assisting biotech startups with strategy and financing. He holds adjunct professorships in pharmacology at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, and his work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals. Dr. Robbins serves on the Antitrust Council of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

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