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William E. Cohn, MD

Dr. Cohn is a Vice President at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) and the
Executive Director for the Johnson & Johnson Center for Device Innovation at the Texas Medical Center.
He is also a professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and an adjunct professor of
Bioengineering at Rice University, the University of Houston and Texas A&M. Prior to joining JJMC, he
served as Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation and Director of the renowned Cullen
Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Texas Heart Institute.

Dr. Cohn has been deeply involved in developing the continuous-flow, totally implantable, artificial
heart. In 2011, Dr. Cohn and Dr. O. H. Frazier successfully implanted the first pulseless total heart
replacement device in a human patient.

Dr. Cohn has been granted more than 90 US patents or patents pending. Since 2012, Dr. Cohn has
served as the Chief Medical Officer and on the Board of Directors for BiVACOR and CSI Inc.