Advisory Board Member

Ferid Murad, born September 14, 1936 in Whiting, Indiana, USA


Department of Integrative Biology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, P.O. Box 20708, Houston, TX 77225, USA

Academic Education:

1958-65 M.D., Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
1958-65 Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Appointments and Professional Activities:

1975-81 Professor, Depts of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology, Univ of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
1971-81 Director, Clinical Research Center, Univ of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
1973-81 Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Dept of Internal Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
1981-89 Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology, Stanford Univ, Stanford, CA
1981-86 Chief of Medicine, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Medical Center, CA
1988- Professor (Adjunct), Department of Pharmacology, Northwestern Univ Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
1990-92 Vice President, Pharmaceutical Research & Development, and Corporate Officer, Abbott Laoratories, Abbott Park, Illinois
1993-95 CEO/President, Molecular Geriatrics Corporation, Lake Bluff, Illinois

Fellowships and Awards:

Ciba Award Recipient, 1988
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, 1996
The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute