Keynote Speakers

Humberto C. Antunes President & CEO, Galderma
David E.I. Pyott, CBE Chairman & CEO, Allergan

Speakers and Panelists

Eugene A. Bauer, MD, FAAD Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Dermira, Inc.; Former Dean & Chair of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Jim DiBiasi Partner, 3D Communications
Lynn A. Drake, MD, FAAD Lecturer on Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Director of Policy & Business Development, Wellman Center of Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
Dan Dubin, MD Vice Chairman, Leerink Partners; Founder, MEDACorp
Mary Fisher President & CEO, Colorescience; Former CEO, SkinMedica
Jim Glasheen, PhD General Partner, Technology Partners
Patrick Heron, MBA General Partner, Frazier Healthcare
Peter Nicholson, MBA Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Nestle Skin Health S.A.
David Saussy, PhD Senior Director of Global Business Development and Licensing, Stiefel, a GSK Company
Andrew N. Schiff, MD, MBA Managing Partner, Aisling Capital
David Steinberg, MBA Managing Director & Senior Research Analyst, Jefferies
Thorsten Thormann, PhD, MSc Senior Vice President, New Product Discovery, LEO Pharmaceuticals
Susan Walker, MD, FAAD Immediate Past Director, Division of Dermatology and Dental Products, FDA

Program Summary

  • State of the Industry Discussion
  • Industry Panel Discussions
  • Paths to FDA Approval
  • What Are Investors Looking For?
  • Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Strategy
  • Entrepreneurial Company Showcase
  • 8 selected companies
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The mission of the 2nd Annual Dermatology Summit is to build a community of people who are excited about innovation in dermatology.

The 2nd Annual Dermatology Summit will build on the resounding success of last year’s inaugural meeting, bringing together business leaders from established and emerging companies in the dermatology space as well as members of the finance community to help foster investment and partnerships in the next generation of dermatology companies and products.

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