September 26, 2016 8:57 AM ET

Company Overview of Aeras

Company Overview

Aeras is a non-profit organization working through public-private partnerships to develop new vaccines against tuberculosis.

1405 Research Boulevard

Rockville, MD 20850

United States

Founded in 1997

Key Executives for Aeras

Executive Chairman
Age: 81
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Aeras Key Developments

Danilo Casimiro Joins Aeras as Chief Scientific Officer

Aeras announced that Danilo Casimiro, Ph.D., has joined the organization as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) effective February 29. Dr. Casimiro joins Aeras from the Merck Research Laboratories, where he was Executive Director in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Research. Dr. Casimiro will be filling the position recently vacated by Thomas G. Evans, M.D., who was formerly Aeras CEO and has been serving as Acting Chief Scientific Officer during the search for a permanent CSO.

Aeras Welcomes David Blumberg to its Board of Directors

David L. Blumberg recently joined Aeras's Board of Directors. He has more than 20 years of business and consulting experience across the life sciences continuum, including global, specialty, and generic pharmaceuticals, biotech, and medical devices and products. Mr. Blumberg recently retired from KPMG where he led their U.S. Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Advisory practice.

Aeras Announces Executive Changes

Aeras announced a new leadership structure for the nonprofit biotech organization with Jacqueline E. Shea, Ph.D., the current Chief Operating Officer (COO), assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 12. Thomas G. Evans, M.D., will step down as CEO to become Acting Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). Ann M. Ginsberg, M.D., Ph.D., will continue as Chief Medical Officer.

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