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: firstname.lastname@example.org
While we're on the subject of patents, PatentBaristas has a good summing-up of the Ariad decision I mentioned here last week. There is indeed a written description requirement for a patent, and it's separate from enablement, and it had better be good.