Eric Siemers, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Eric Siemers, MD, has more than 25 years experience overseeing clinical trials of neurodegenerative disease and joined Acumen as Chief Medical Officer in 2018. He joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1998 and was responsible for several clinical trials for Alzheimer’s compounds, including five phase III studies as well as phase I and II studies. Prior to Lilly, Dr. Siemers founded the Indiana University Movement Disorder Clinic, where his research included Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. Dr. Siemers served on the NIA/Alzheimer’s Association working group that proposed new research nomenclature for Alzheimer’s disease utilizing biomarkers and clinical symptoms. He was a founding member of the Alzheimer’s Association Research Roundtable and was on the steering committee for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Dr. Siemers earned his MD from the Indiana University School of Medicine.