Acucela Hires Dr. Lukas Scheibler as Executive Vice President of Translational Medicine

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acucela Inc. (TOKYO:4589) ("Acucela" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in discovering and developing novel drug candidates to potentially treat and slow the progression of sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases, announced today that it has hired Dr. Lukas Scheibler as Executive Vice President of Translational Medicine.

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