About Us

Mark Iwicki

Mark Iwicki

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Iwicki has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our board of directors since September 2015. Previously he served as Executive Chairman of our board of directors from April 2015 to September 2015.   Read More »


Charlie McDermott

Charlie McDermott

President and Chief Business Officer

Mr. McDermott has served as our President and Chief Business Officer since June 2015. Previously he served as our Interim President and Chief Business Officer from October 2014 to June 2015 and our Executive Vice President of Development from June 2013 to October 2014.   Read More »


Kim Brazzell, PhD

Kim Brazzell, PhD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Brazzell has served as our Chief Medical Officer since February 2013. He has also served as a Principal of Acuity Advisors, LLC, an ophthalmic consulting company, since January 2014.   Read More »


Hongming Chen, ScD

Hongming Chen, ScD

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Chen has served as our Chief Scientific Officer since October 2014. Prior to that, Dr. Chen served as our Executive Vice President of Research from October 2013 to October 2014 and our Vice President of Research from January 2010 to October 2013.   Read More »


Mary Reumuth

Mary Reumuth

Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller

Ms. Reumuth has served as our Senior Vice President, Finance since February 2017, our Vice President, Finance from December 2014 to February 2017 and as our Corporate Controller and Treasurer since February 2014.   Read More »


Michele LaRussa

Michele LaRussa

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Ms. LaRussa has served as our Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance since October 2016. Prior to joining us, Ms. LaRussa served as Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Dermatology at GlaxoSmithKline plc from July 2012 to September 2016, where she led a crossfunctional, multi-national team to develop new chemical entities   Read More »