Chief Medical Officer and Head of Research and Development
Rui Avelar, M.D., has served as our Chief Medical Officer, and as the Chief Medical Officer of ALPHAEON, since January 2014. From March 2011 to December 2013, he served as Chief Medical Officer of Allergan Medical, where he was responsible for clinical development, clinical operations, safety, medical writing, biostatistics and regulatory matters. Dr. Avelar holds a M.D. from the University of Toronto and has received training accreditation in Sports Medicine from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine.