Neena Patil

Neena Patil
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Abeona Therapeutics

Neena Patil, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, joined the company in 2018, bringing nearly 20 years of global pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience. Prior to Abeona, she most recently served as Associate General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at Novo Nordisk.  In this role, Neena developed legal and compliance strategies for the company and led the team responsible for providing comprehensive legal support to Novo Nordisk’s U.S. business.

Her experience spans the handling of complex corporate, regulatory, litigation and compliance matters.  She has worked extensively on matters related to product development, manufacturing, marketing approval and commercialization across therapeutic areas including in rare diseases. Neena has developed a track record for building key legal functions and organizations necessary to support growing businesses.  Her experience prior to Novo Nordisk includes various positions at other global biopharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Sanofi.

Neena earned her JD and Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


Collaborating With the FDA: What Has Worked and What Hasn't?
Plenary Session
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM