Jessica Sachs, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Sachs has over 16 years of experience in oncology and pediatrics, including a decade in industry. Prior to assuming the role of Chief Medical Officer at Cogent, she served as Vice President of Clinical Sciences at Cogent, responsible for the clinical development strategy and medical and translational oversight of the Cogent portfolio. Before joining Cogent, Dr. Sachs spent several years at Takeda/Millennium where she led multiple clinical programs in oncology and transplantation, and at Genzyme Corporation, where she was responsible for post-marketing safety surveillance and risk management activities for a variety of oncology products. Dr. Sachs has been a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School since 2007 and is an Assistant in Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She completed her fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital Boston. She received her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and her B.S. from Duke University. Jessica loves hiking, spending time outdoors, and being with her family.