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Aclaris Therapeutics Appoints Robert Doody as Vice President, Investor Relations
September 27, 2022

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel drug candidates for immuno-inflammatory diseases, today announced that it has appointed Robert A. Doody Jr. as Vice President, Investor Relations.

“We are very excited that we continue further strengthening our team through the addition of experienced industry veterans with successful track records,” said Neal Walker, Chief Executive Officer of Aclaris. “Bob brings to Aclaris considerable experience leading investor relations programs across a number of various therapeutic sectors.”

Mr. Doody has nearly 20 years of biotechnology industry experience leading investor relations programs, most recently serving as Vice President of Investor Relations at Provention Bio. Prior to that, Mr. Doody lead investor relations at Idera Pharmaceuticals, and ViroPharma Incorporated until its acquisition by Shire Pharmaceuticals.

Prior to joining the industry, Mr. Doody began his career at the healthcare communications firm, Dorland Sweeney Jones in Philadelphia, PA. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Rowan University. Mr. Doody also served honorably in the United States Navy.

About Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc.

Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of novel drug candidates to address the needs of patients with immuno-inflammatory diseases who lack satisfactory treatment options. The company has a multi-stage portfolio of drug candidates powered by a robust R&D engine exploring protein kinase regulation. For additional information, please visit

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