At A Glance

Name: Lawrence Lesko

Position: Chair of the FDA’s Pharmacogenomics Working Group; Director of the Office of Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmaceuticals, CDER, FDA, since 1995

Background: After serving as an associate professor of pharmaceutics at the University of Maryland at Baltimore between 1981 and 1988, Lesko was named vice president of PharmaKinetics Labs, a position he held for three years.

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