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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For those of you keeping an eye on such things in the biotech investment world, here's a more in-depth profile of former Carl Icahn biotech man Alex Denner. You'll pick up on some of his background, as well as perhaps-less-useful information such as that he eats at Nobu three times a week. People in the industry are mostly wondering what else he feels like having for lunch. . .