Aaron Osborne, MBBS
Aaron Osborne, MBBS is Adverum’s chief medical officer and joined the Company in April 2019. Dr. Osborne has over twelve years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry together with five years of clinical practice in the British National Health Service (NHS) as an ophthalmologist. Dr. Osborne brings previous experience from Genentech, where he served as principal medical director in product development and global development leader for faricimab, guiding the design and execution of Phase II and Phase III studies in wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic macular edema (DME), respectively. Previously, Dr. Osborne served as global medical affairs pharmaceuticals franchise head at Alcon. He served as head of global medical affairs for ophthalmic programs at Novartis, where he led the medical oversight of Lucentis’ late-stage development and post-marketing studies, achieving worldwide regulatory approvals and patient access in wet AMD, DME, retinal vein occlusion (RVO), and myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV). Dr. Osborne trained in ophthalmology at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, and earned his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree at University College London.