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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My time's been in short supply the last few days, so I haven't had a chance to blog about the latest response from Sirtris regarding their compounds and assays. It's coming! I'm doing a side-by-side with the earlier papers calling their results into question.