Mr. Bloomfield is a Senior Research Associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. His research focuses on the relationship between US law and biosecurity risks, with an emphasis on the role export controls, intellectual property, and competition law can play in reducing pandemic threats from emerging technologies. His work has been published in the Antitrust Law Journal, The BMJ, JAMA Internal Medicine, and JAMA Oncology, among other outlets.
Before joining the Center, Mr. Bloomfield served as a law clerk to Judge Patricia A. Millett of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and Judge Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School’s Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law, where he researched pharmaceutical patent policy.
Mr. Bloomfield holds a JD from Yale Law Schooland a BA with honors from the University of Chicago in economic history. Prior to law school, he was a biotechnology reporter for Bloomberg News in Boston, where he wrote investigative articles, broke news stories, and made regular television and radio appearances.