Meet Our Board
The Board of Directors presently consists of Dr. Derek Chalmers, President & CEO, Dean Slagel, representing Esperante Ventures AB, Harrison M. Bains, Jeffrey L. Ives, Ph.D., and Martin Vogelbaum, representing Rho Ventures.
Derek Chalmers, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director
Dr. Chalmers is a co-founder and has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Cara since 2004. Dr....Read Full Biography
Harrison M. Bains
Mr. Bains is a Director and current Chair of Mercer Funds, Inc., a registered investment company. He has served in...Read Full Biography
Jeffrey L. Ives, Ph.D.
Dr. Ives currently is a Venture Partner at New Leaf Venture Partners and a Principal at NeuroPharma Advisors, LLC. From...Read Full Biography
Dean Slagel has 23 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry experience and an MBA from ENPC Paris. Starting in international...Read Full Biography
Martin Vogelbaum is a Corporate Vice President of Business Development at Celgene Corporation. Mr. Vogelbaum has over 22 years of...Read Full Biography