Mike Mortillo, Ph.D. | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Mike Mortillo, Ph.D.

Senior Regulatory Specialist Global Regulatory


Mike Mortillo, Ph.D.
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Mike Mortillo leverages his background as a genetic epidemiologist and statistician to advise on complex pharmaceutical and medical device matters. He places a particular focus on scientific understanding and statistical considerations related to clinical trial design to assist clients in bringing their products to market. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mike obtained his Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology and Masters in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from Emory University. His doctoral thesis focused on epigenetic regulation in placenta. In this role, he utilized his programming skills to design and implement large-scale statstical techniques related to transcriptomics and methylomics.

Mike also served as a consultant for an epidemiological methods firm, where he summarized occurrence estimates of various rare diseases to assist clients in preparing orphan drug applications. His involvement with FDA submissions in this role allows him to provide valuable insight on how to address these complex regulatory challenges.


  • Ph.D., Genetics and Molecular Biology, Emory University, 2023
  • MPH Epidemiology, Emory University, 2019
  • B.S. Biology, Virginia Tech, 2015