Hal Landy, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Landy is a board certified Pediatric Endocrinologist with over 30 years of clinical research experience in academics and industry, primarily in rare diseases. Educated at Harvard College (AB ’72) and Columbia University (MD ’81), he trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and at Children’s Hospital, Boston and was on staff at Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School until 1996. In 1992, he joined Serono Laboratories (Norwell, MA and Geneva, Switzerland) where he worked on numerous successful regulatory submissions in growth-related disorders, AIDS wasting and short bowel syndrome. He subsequently moved to Genzyme (Cambridge, MA), where he was VP, Clinical Research and assisted in the registration of Aldurazyme for MPS-1 and Myozyme for Pompe Disease. In 2007, Dr. Landy joined Enobia Pharma (Cambridge, MA) as Chief Medical Officer, where he led its clinical program in hypophosphatasia, a rare and devastating disorder of skeletal mineralization, until its acquisition by Alexion in 2012. Subsequently, Dr. Landy has served as a medical consultant and consultant on drug development to biotech companies and venture funds in Boston, New York, Washington, California and Europe in diverse indications including vaccines and anti-infective antibodies, lysosomal and glycogen storage disorders, life-threatening genetic skin disorders, central nervous system disorders, hereditary anemia and neuromuscular disease. He has represented companies before numerous regulatory authorities including the FDA, EMA, MHRA and Health Canada, and before patient advocacy groups and boards of directors. He has authored or co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed articles and chapters.