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Steve Elms
Managing Partner at Aisling Capital


Mr. Elms joined Aisling in 2000 and serves as one of the Managing Partners. Prior to Aisling, he was a Principal in the Life Sciences Investment Banking Group of Chase H&Q (formerly Hambrecht & Quist, “H&Q”). During his five years at H&Q, Mr. Elms was involved in over 60 financing and M&A transactions, helping clients raise in excess of $3.3 billion in capital. Prior to H&Q, Mr. His prior board service includes Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Advion BioSciences, Ambit Biosciences (acquired by Daiichi-Sankyo), Archimica Cooperatief (acquired by Euticals), Avera Pharmaceuticals, Bioenvision (acquired by Genzyme), CeNeRx BioPharma, Cidara Therapeutics, EarLens, LENSAR, MAP Pharmaceuticals, NextWave Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Pfizer), Novazyme Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Genzyme), Oculex Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Allergan), Pernix Therapeutics, Scerene Healthcare and TRIA Beauty. He also serves on the INVO Board at Northwestern University. Mr. Elms received his M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and his B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University.

Agenda Sessions

  • An H&Q reunion: A retrospective look at the biotech sector with former analysts - Hilton Union Square