Alexander W. Casdin MBA ’96
Alexander Casdin is CFO of Protox Therapeutics. He has 15 years of life science related financial experience. He most recently served as vice president of finance at Amylin Pharmaceuticals where he oversaw the financial planning and analysis, treasury, and investor relations groups. Prior to his position at Amylin, he founded Casdin Advisors LLC where he served as a strategic advisor to the life sciences industry. Before founding Casdin Advisors, Mr. Casdin served as CEO and portfolio manager at Cooper Hill Partners, a dedicated health care investment firm, and prior to that served as portfolio manager of the Pequot Health Care Fund. Previously, Mr. Casdin worked at the Dreyfus Corporation as a health care analyst, covering all areas of health care. Mr. Casdin graduated with an AB in Political Science from Brown University and an MBA, Beta Gamma Sigma, from Columbia Business School.