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Barton Cobert

  • President
  • BLCMD Associates LLC
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Barton's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 3Followers

Recent publications

  • Practical Drug Safety from A to Z

    • Cobert B
    • Biron P
  • Manual of Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance

    • Cobert B

Professional experience


BLCMD Associates LLC

June 2008 - Present


Hepatology Post-Doc

Hopital Beaujon-INSERM Paris, France

September 1979 - December 1980(a year)

Gastroenterology Fellowship

NYU-Bellevue Hospital

July 1977 - June 1979(2 years)

Internal Medicine Residency

NYU-Bellevue Hospital

July 1974 - June 1977(3 years)


NYU School of Medicine

July 1970 - June 1974(4 years)


NYU University College

June 1966 - June 1970(4 years)


Barton Cobert, MD, FACP, FACG, FFPM is an expert on Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, and author of the textbook Manual of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, used in training courses on drug safety and pharamcovigialnce. He is also co-author of Practical Drug Safety from A-Z, and Pharmacovigilance from A-Z: Adverse Drug Event Surveillance. He has extensive experience in Drug Safety, Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Risk Management, Compliance, Inspections/Audits, Data Management, and Informatics in drug safety and clinical trials. He is a frequent presenter at Drug Safety Meetings, DIA, PERI, Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Temple University, University of Montréal, has was one of the founding members of the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) starting in 1989. He has worked on several ICH Working Groups and co-chaired the PSUR update group. He has also had numerous safety articles published in refereed journals and is on the Editorial Board of Expert Opinion in Drug Safety. He was previously Global Head of Drug Safety at Schering Plough (1992-2003), Global Head of Safety at Novartis Consumer (2006-2007), and has held senior positions at Forest Laboratories, Hoechst Roussel Pharmaceuticals (now Sanofi-Aventisa), Ives Laboratories (now Wyeth) and Medidata Solutions. Dr Cobert is a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine where he also did his training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He also did a post-doctoral fellowship in hepatology at Hopital Beaujon/INSERM in Paris, France. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is on staff at the NY University School of Medicine and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. He is now President of the consulting group BLCMD Associates LLC.

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