Gerard has over 20 years of escalating responsibility in life science startups. These have covered a wide range of medical conditions (muscle wasting, migraine, allergies, neuropathic pain) and therapeutic approaches (drugs, drug-device combinations). Prior experience includes senior management positions at Capnia, NeurogesX and VirtuRad. Gerard received his MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and his MSc. and BSc. from the University of Bath, UK.