Fred Cohen

Co-Founder at Vida Ventures LLC

Fred Cohen

Fred Cohen

Co-Founder at Vida Ventures LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Vida Ventures LLC

RelSci Relationships

4850

Number of Boards

39

Birthday

1957

Age

64

Number of Awards

2

Contact Data
Trying to get in touch with Fred Cohen? Subscribe today to access their professional contact information and receive a one time promotion of free Contact Data credits!
Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Fred Cohen likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at Versant Venture Management LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Investment Officer at TPG Capital, LP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Principal at North Bristol Partners LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Director at Westlake Village BioPartners

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chancellor Emeritus at Duke University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Executive Chairman at Pacific Edge Diagnostics USA Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Partner at Pivotal Bioventure Partners Investment Advisor LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Director at Bain Capital Private Equity LP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder at CivicSolar, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Fred Cohen
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Fred Cohen
Co-Founder at Vida Ventures LLC
Education
MD

A leader in the Biomedical Revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Our close proximity to the resources of the university—including the Schools of Business, Law, Humanities and Sciences and Engineering—our seamless relationship with our affiliated adult and children’s hospitals and our ongoing associations with the entrepreneurial endeavors of Silicon Valley make us uniquely positioned to accelerate the pace at which new knowledge is turned into tangible health benefits.

Dphil in Molecular Biophysics

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

BS in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Memberships
Fellow
2008 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
2004 - Current

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly called the Institute of Medicine (IoM), is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization. The National Academy of Medicine is a part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the National Research Council (NRC). The National Academy of Medicine provides national advice on issues relating to biomedical science, medicine, and health, and serves as an adviser to the nation to improve health. It aims to provide unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy to policy-makers, professionals, leaders in every sector of society, and the public at large. Operating outside the framework of the U.S. federal government, it relies on a volunteer workforce of scientists and other experts, operating under a formal peer-review system. As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in a relevant field as well as for their willingness to participate actively.

Fellow
Current

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a national organization of internal medicine physicians (internists)—specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. With 143,000 members, ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States.

Career History
Co-Founder
Current

Vida Ventures LLC seeks investment opportunities in life science companies located in the US. The fund provides financing for seed, early and later stage capital requirements.

Managing Director & Partner
2001 - 2016
Partner
2001 - 2016

Founded in 1992, TPG specializes in recognizing value – or the potential for value – where others do not. Our contrarian philosophy, global reach, and deep investment and operational expertise set TPG apart from other firms. Our complementary asset classes offer a unique investment platform. TPG has an extensive global network and long-standing, on-the-ground presence in critical markets. TPG has built a strong international presence with 17 offices in 10 countries. We were one of the first U.S.-based private investment firms to establish significant operations in Asia and Europe, in 1994 and 1995 respectively.

Boards & Committees
Director
2013 - Prior

Fidelity & Guaranty Life engages in the provision of fixed annuity and life insurance products. It specializes in life insurance, annuities, retirement planning and wealth transfer. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.

Director
Prior - 2012

Anaborex, Inc. provides clinical research services for metabolic diseases. The company develops drugs for the treatment of cancer related wasting syndrome. It was founded in 2005 by Alan Saven and Jorge Nieva and is located in La Jolla, CA

Director
Prior

Mylan Laboratories Ltd. manufactures and supplies active pharmaceutical ingredients. The firm operates through two segments: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. It manufactures and supplies generic and branded generic formulations to various markets, including North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Mylan Laboratories was founded on November 29, 1984 and is headquartered in Hyderabad, India.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

Learn how non-profit organizations benefit from RelSci
$2,500 - $4,999
2012

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

$4,999 - $25K
2010

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

$25K - $50K
2009

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Vice Chairman at CR License LLC

$2,500
2011

Senator from California

$100
2008
Investments
Details Hidden

Amino, Inc. provides care and connect everyone with the best care possible. The firm owns and operates a website that allows users to find doctors, compare their experience, and book an appointment. It enables patients to search for doctors for various conditions, procedures, and specialties. The company was founded by David A. Vivero, Roger Billerey-Mosier, Sumul Shah and Maudie Hampden Shah in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Public Holdings
Restricted data only for RelSci Professional users.
Awards & Honors
Rank #84
2009
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rhodes Scholarship
This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Fred Cohen. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Fred Cohen's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Fred Cohen.