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.
To contact Derek email him directly: email@example.com
I'll have the Grand Recommended Med-Chem Book List up later today, but otherwise, blogging will be light over the next few days, what with Thanksgiving and all. A very happy feast to my readers who are celebrating, and hey, those of you in other countries, feel free to enjoy yourselves, too!