Fredric 'Fred' Cohen, M.D. is founder and president of Pharma Growth Strategies, LLC (http://pharmagrowth.com/), a specialized management consultant to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. PGS' service offerings include business development, research and development strategy and planning, marketing strategy and lifecycle management. Prior to forming PGS in 2004, Dr. Cohen held positions of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, most recently as Senior Director, Drug Development and Strategic Development Leader for the emerging endocrine and metabolic area franchise. Prior to J&J, Fred held strategic and business development positions at Eli Lilly and Company. He is author/editor of Pharma's Cutting Edge (http://pharmaweblog.com/), a popular web log devoted to the pharmaceutical industry.