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Dean Aguiar

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
Director, Preclinical Research
Dean Aguiar, PhD is the Director for Preclinical Research at the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, where he is responsible for leading the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Preclinical Consortium, a private-public partnership developed to stimulate collaboration and innovation to find a cure for TSC. He has 19 years experience in pharmaceutical and medical device R&D; including, Project Leader at Pharmacia and Pfizer, Director of Product Development at Biomimetics (medical device company), Program Director at The Hartwell Foundation and co-founder of Pendant Biosciences (an advanced materials startup). Dean earned a PhD in Biochemistry from Rush University (Chicago, IL) and a BA in Biochemistry from Beloit College (Beloit, WI).