Aerie Pharmaceuticals Names New Research VP

Irvine-based Aerie Pharma has named Kristine Erickson, O.D., Ph.D., as its new Vice President of Clinical Research. Erickson was previously Senior Director Clinical Sciences Ophthalmology at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and also has served at Unigene Laboratories and Opthalmic Research Associates, in addition to experience at Tufts University Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Aerie is developing pharmaceuticals for treating of patients with glaucoma and other diseases of the eye.