Entrepreneur's Club: Neither Fish nor Fowl: the Dilemma of a Physician Entrepreneur

Thursday, September 5th, 5:30-7:30pm, Parnassus.  Renowned retinal surgeon, inventor and entrepreneur Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, is a serial entrepreneur and UCSF faculty member. Gene has founded nine companies, five while at UCSF, all while practicing medicine; raised $100 million and sold one of the companies. He is the Founder and Vice Chairman of ForSight Labs, an incubator where he is an active inventor and advisor in early-stage ophthalmic devices. Gene will share his perspectives on being an entrepreneur and not fitting perfectly into either science or the commercial world. This event is sponsored by Morgan LewisTickets.


Eugene De Juan
Ophthalmologist & Entrepreneur
Dr. Eugene De Juan is an ophthalmologist with expertise in diseases of the vitreous and retina. In addition to treating patients, De Juan is the UCSF Jean Kelly Stock Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology. His research focuses on ocular medical and surgical therapeutics, including advances in ocular drug delivery and drug delivery techniques for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). He completed a medical degree at the University of South Alabama and a residency at Johns Hopkins