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Elliot W. Ehrich

Pharmaceutical Sciences


Elliot Ehrich leads the discovery, delivery science, research and development, project management and medical affairs functions at Alkermes. Prior to joining Alkermes in 2000, Dr. Ehrich spent seven years at Merck & Co., overseeing the successful clinical development and registration of novel pharmaceuticals. Dr. Ehrich is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and has had numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. He also serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards of Aileron Therapeutics and Heptares Therapeutics, both privately held biopharmaceutical companies, as well as a Strategic Advisor at Verge Genomics. Dr. Ehrich was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry. He worked as a research associate at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany and later earned his medical degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. At Stanford University, Dr. Ehrich completed a residency in internal medicine and a clinical fellowship in the Department of Immunology and Rheumatology. He was subsequently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine, in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

Research Interest

clinical development

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