Richard Douglas

Former Senior Vice President-Corporate Development at Genzyme Corp.

Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas

Former Senior Vice President-Corporate Development at Genzyme Corp.

Biography

Richard Douglas, PhD
Non-Executive Director

Dr. Douglas formerly served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Corporate Officer at Genzyme Corporation from 1989 until Genzyme was acquired by Sanofi in 2011. During this period, Dr. Douglas led numerous acquisitions, licenses, financings, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. He had previously served in science and corporate development capacities at Integrated Genetics prior to its acquisition by Genzyme. He currently serves as an adviser to RedSky Partners, a biotechnology-focused advisory firm. He is Chairman of the Board of Aldeyra Therapeutics and on the Board of Novavax, Inc. Dr. Douglas received a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at California Institute of Technology in Leroy Hood’s laboratory. He has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Michigan, where he now serves as chair of the National Advisory Board for the Office of Technology Transfer, and also on two translational research oversight committees for the University’s Medical School.

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Birthday

1953

Age

68

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Novavax, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, President & Director at Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc.

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Founder at Novavax, Inc.

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Director at CannaRoyalty Corp.

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Managing Member at One Palmer Square Associates VIII LLC

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Co-Founder at Lysosomal Therapeutics, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Valneva SE

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Chief Financial Officer at Hookipa Biotech AG

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Senior Vice President at Falcon Laboratory Ltd.

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Partner Emeritus at New Enterprise Associates

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Richard Douglas
Former Senior Vice President-Corporate Development at Genzyme Corp.
Education
Ph.D. in Biochemistry

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The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Career History
Senior Vice President-Corporate Development
1989 - ?

Genzyme Corp. engages in development and manufacture of specialty therapeutic, surgical and diagnostic product. It serves in the areas of rare genetic diseases, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular diseases and endocrinology. The company was founded on June 8, 1981 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Director-New Product Development
1982 - 1989

Part of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, Integrated Genetics, Inc. is an American company located in Framingham, MA, that engages in pharmaceuticals preparations. It was founded by Robert J. Carpenter.

Post Doctoral Fellow in LeRoy Hoods Laboratory
Prior

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

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Board Member
Current

Part of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, Integrated Genetics, Inc. is an American company located in Framingham, MA. The firm engages in pharmaceuticals preparations. It was founded by Robert J. Carpenter.

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