Andrew Conrad

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Andrew Conrad
Birthday 1967
Nationality American
Occupation Scientist
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Dr. Conrad is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of LabCorp's National Genetics Institute and has served as the responsible head for the FDA product license for an automated device for the detection of HIV-1, HIV-2, and HCV in plasma from large numbers of donors.

The primary focus of Dr. Conrad's research has been on the effects and manifestations of chronic viral illnesses as measured by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). He also conducts research on the role of gene expression in cancer and has more than 85 publications in scientific journals. The National Genetics Institute performs over three million PCR reactions per year and is one of the largest genetics laboratories in the world. In addition, Dr. Conrad also holds the position of global head of Clinical Trials Services for LabCorp's Esoterix, Inc.

Dr. Conrad is the founder and laboratory director of the California Health and Longevity Institute (CHLI). CHLI operates preventive and early detection medical facilities at the new world-class wellness centers being built around the country in partnership with Dole Foods, Inc., WellPoint, Inc., and the Four Seasons Hotels. Dr. Conrad serves on the board of directors of Castle & Cooke, Inc., Dole Foods, Inc., and Autism Speaks.

Dr. Conrad graduated with a BS in neurobiology and a PhD in cell biology from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

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