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Dr. Nisen joined the Board of Directors in July 2017. In 2018 he joined Soffinova Investments as an Executive Partner, Private Equity. From 2014 to 2017, Dr. Nisen served as Chief Executive Officer and the Donald Bren Chief Executive Chair of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. From 2004 to 2014, Dr. Nisen held various roles at GlaxoSmithKline, most recently as Senior Vice President, Science and Innovation. Prior to that, Dr. Nisen served as Divisional Vice President, Global Oncology Development and as Divisional Vice President, Cancer Research at Abbott Laboratories from 1997 to 2004. Previously, he was the Lowe Foundation Professor of Neuro-Oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Nisen has served as a director of Mirna Therapeutics since 2016. He received a B.S. from Stanford University, a Master’s degree in molecular biology, and an M.D. and PhD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.Qualifications:Dr. Nisen’s research and development experience, management positions in leading pharmaceutical companies and service on boards provides a unique perspective on Teva’s business and R&D activities.