Alan Horsager, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and CSO
Alan Horsager has spent the last 7 years developing molecular and microelectronic prosthetic therapies for treating blindness in human patients. In addition to CSO at Eos, he holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California. Alan has 10 years of device and biotechnology industry experience, spanning noninvasive and implantable devices (his PhD work was in close collaboration with Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., the developer of a retinal prosthesis), pharmaceutical clinical research, regulatory affairs, and clinical project management. His academic expertise includes the study of human visual perception, computational modeling of neural systems, animal behavior, retinal physiology, and molecular biology. Alan’s combined understanding of vision neuroscience, commercialization, and industry-university collaborations serves as an excellent base to lead the scientific projects at Eos. He received his BA in Psychology from the University of Washington and his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Southern California.