Dr. Lowery is currently the Chief Product Development Officer for PetMedix, a U.K.-based biotech that makes antibody drugs for Animal Health applications. He received a B.S. in Biochemistry from University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Iowa in 1988. David has worked in industrial pharmaceutical R&D his entire career (30+ years), working for larger pharmaceutical companies like The Upjohn Company, Pharmacia, Pfizer, Novartis, Elanco, Merial, and Boehringer Ingelheim. He has worked on vaccine, pharmaceutical, parasiticide, and biopharmaceutical projects. Although the majority of that time has been within the R&D departments of the Animal Health companies, the work has always been closely associated with a human health pharmaceutical partner.