Clearside Biomedical Appoints Dr. George Lasezkay as President and Chief Executive Officer
“I am excited about having the opportunity to continue working closely with the Clearside team and I am grateful to the
About George Lasezkay, Pharm.D., J.D.
Dr. Lasezkay has an accomplished history of success in the life sciences industry. For the past 15 years, he has served as an independent director on the boards of a number of domestic and foreign emerging biopharmaceutical companies, including serving as a director of Clearside since
Previously, Dr. Lasezkay served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at
Dr. Lasezkay has played a critical role in developing corporate strategy and has been responsible for a wide variety of licensing, research and development collaboration and acquisition transactions involving new technologies, products and companies. He also has a multi-disciplinary background in private firm and in-house legal practice, hospital pharmacy practice, clinical pharmacokinetics consultation and clinical drug research.
Dr. Lasezkay earned his
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