Zeil Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Executive Vice President, Medical
Zeil Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.H. joined Tonix as Executive Vice President, Medical in January 2023. In this role, Dr. Rosenberg is responsible for leading Tonix’s clinical development efforts for vaccines and antivirals and oversees the clinical development of Tonix’s vaccine for smallpox and monkeypox, TNX-801, the vaccine for COVID-19, TNX-1850, and the antiviral anti-SARS-CoV-2 spike protein monoclonal antibodies, TNX-3600 and TNX-3800, to protect immunocompromised individuals from severe COVID-19.
Dr. Rosenberg brings to Tonix’s clinical team expertise as an infectious disease drug developer. Dr. Rosenberg was most recently at PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, serving as Executive Director, Biotech and as Therapeutic Area Head for Vaccines at its Accelerated Enrollment Solutions Group, where he provided leadership on multiple successful COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials. At BD he was Worldwide Business Leader and Medical Director for Immunization, and was Vice President for Medical Affairs at Admera Health, a medical diagnostics company focused on precision medicine. He was key to the launch of a global public private partnership, including UNICEF and WHO, to help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus through immunization, resulting in the significant reduction of neonatal mortality. He served as National Immunization Advisor to the Indonesian Ministry of Health in Jakarta, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and as Chief Technical Officer for Immunization at USAID, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Rosenberg received his B.A. with Honors and Distinction at Stanford University, earned his M.D. at the University of California, San Francisco and completed his internship and residency at Mount Sinai and Cornell University Medical College, respectively. He holds a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University. Dr. Rosenberg is an elected Fellow of both the American College of Preventive Medicine and the New York Academy of Medicine, and Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has served as AAS Science, Engineering and Diplomacy Fellow.