Evan G. Dick, PhD

Dr. Evan Dick is currently SVP of Discovery Medicine at Aclaris Therapeutics, a publicly-traded dermatology company, and a Partner at NeXeption, a therapeutic incubator. Previously, Evan was SVP of Chemistry at Ralexar Therapeutics, a venture-backed autoimmune startup. Prior, Evan served as SVP of R&D or BD at multiple successful venture-backed startups, including Ceptaris Therapeutics (acquired by Actelion), Ception (acquired by Cephalon), and Fulcrum Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Ception).  Evan gained additional startup experience at Kereos, MedStrategy, and Cytotaxis. Prior, Evan was Head of Ophthalmology R&D at G.D. Searle & Company. Evan was also an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology at the Washington University School of Medicine. He earned a B.S. from Cornell University and Ph.D. from SUNY Buffalo.