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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Some nonplussed Pfizer employees have sent this item along to me. The company may have fewer employees, and fewer therapeutic areas, and fewer research sites - but at least now they have more helicopters. One step at a time.