About Us

Welcome to Acerus!

Acerus (ay-SAIR-us) – Derived from the Latin root word ‘acer’, signifying a fierce and sharp mind, and passionate and energetic action. It also represents a genus of trees commonly known as the maple, the official tree and symbol of Canada.

A Message from Edward Gudaitis, President & CEO of Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation

I am pleased to welcome you to our website, and thank you for your interest in Acerus! We are proud to be one of few Canadian-based specialty pharmaceutical companies involved in commercialization and development of innovative solutions in therapeutic areas with significant unmet need. Our ultimate goal is to improve the patient experience through our product offering and unique drug delivery technologies.

Whether you are a healthcare provider looking to find out more about our current and future product portfolio, a patient wanting to learn more about a particular medication or therapeutic area, a shareholder seeking out various investor resources, or anyone else who has an interest in what we do, I trust you’ll find what you’re looking for on this website. Please check back often for updates, and be sure to sign up for email notification so you can get our news directly. I also encourage you to follow Acerus on social media for the latest announcements. You can find us on LinkedIn as Acerus Pharma and Twitter @AcerusPharma.

Please take a few moments to peruse the information about our company and vision, our team, our products and what sets us apart. I look forward to sharing more about our corporate strategy and progress on our achievements over the coming months!


Edward Gudaitis
President & Chief Executive Officer
Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation
2486 Dunwin Dr, Mississauga, ON L5L 1J9. T:(416) 679-0771 | F:(905) 569-1809