Industry Perspectives on Ophthalmic Opportunities

Gain insight on how industry thinks about a dry eye opportunity, or a cross-linking opportunity, or a uveitis opportunity. The discussion is about no so much what they liked and didn’t like about the earlier presentations at OIS@ASCRS, but in general, what does a company have to do to get their attention, take a deeper look, and maybe even do a partnership or a deal.



Emmett T. Cunningham Jr., MD, PhD, MPH

Dr. Cunningham joined Clarus Ventures with 20+ years in the biomedical and biopharmaceutical sectors. Prior, Dr. Cunningham was the SVP, Medical Strategy at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals.

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Laurent Attias

Laurent Attias is Senior Vice President, Head of Strategy, BD&L and M&A. In this role, Mr. Attias leads the development of Alcon’s long-term strategic plan.

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Quinton Oswald

Quinton Oswald

Quinton Oswald is the CEO of Neurotech. Prior to joining Neurotech, he served as the CEO of SARcode Bioscience, a San Francisco-based biotech that developed lifitegrast, an investigational product for dry eye disease.

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Calvin Roberts

Calvin W. Roberts, MD

Calvin W. Roberts, MD, is Executive Vice President and the Chief Medical Officer at Bausch + Lomb. A specialist in cataract and refractive surgery, Dr. Roberts is credited with developing surgical therapies, over-the-counter products for vision care, prescription ocular therapeutics, and innovative treatment regimens.

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Jane Rady

Jane E. Rady

Jane Rady is DVP, Business Development for AMO. She joined AMO in 2002 as a corporate officer serving in various capacities.

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