Patrick Horn, M.D., Ph.D.

March 18, 2024

Patrick Horn M.D., Ph.D., joined Fulcrum in March 2024 as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Patrick Horn brings over 20 years of experience in the field of rare disease drug development, encompassing all stages from initial research to regulatory approval and commercial launch. Most recently, Dr. Horn served as Chief Medical Officer for HemoShear Therapeutics, specializing in rare metabolic diseases.

Previously, Dr. Horn served as Chief Medical Officer at Albireo Pharma, where he led the team that achieved marketing approvals in the US and Europe for Bylvay TM in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC). Before his tenure at Albireo, he served as the Senior Vice President of Medical and Clinical Development at Orphan Technologies, directing the advancement of novel treatments for homocystinuria. Prior to this, he was the Chief Medical Officer at Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, where he oversaw the clinical development of antibiotic candidates, including the program leading to the New Drug Application for eravacycline. Before Tetraphase, Dr. Horn led the clinical program at Dyax Corp. that resulted in the approval of Kalbitor® for the treatment of hereditary angioedema.

Dr. Horn received his M.D., and Ph.D., from the University of Chicago and completed his pediatric residency at Boston Children’s Hospital. Prior to transitioning to industry, Dr. Horn was a practicing pediatrician at major academic institutions in Chicago.