Scott Biller, PhD

Strategic Advisor, Agios Pharmaceuticals

Scott Biller, PhD, is a strategic advisor to Agios Pharmaceuticals and served as the Company’s Chief Scientific Officer from 2010-2019. During his tenure as CSO at Agios, Scott advanced seven molecules into the clinic that resulted in two marketed therapies and multiple late-stage candidates.

Scott has more than 30 years of drug discovery and development experience with notable positions at Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers Squibb.

 

During his career, Scott contributed to the discovery and development of five approved medicines: JUXTAPID® for familial hypercholesterolemia, ONGLYZA® and FARXIGA® for Type 2 diabetes, and IDHIFA® and TIBSOVO® for acute myeloid leukemia harboring an IDH2 and IDH1 mutation, respectively, as well as two new chemical entities that are currently in pivotal trials.

 

Scott earned a BS in chemistry at MIT, a PhD in organic chemistry at Caltech and was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University.