Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases.
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I wanted to let people know that I have an opinion piece up at the Manhattan Institute's "Medical Progress Today" site, on the FDA's conflict of interest rules for their advisory panels. There are some proposed changes that I don't think will work out very well. . .