Scientist at Lovelace respiratory research institute

  1. C. Edwin Garner

    Title
    Principal at Oso Corredor Scientific Consulting
    Demographic info
    Albuquerque, New Mexico Area | Pharmaceuticals
    Current:
    Principal at Oso Corredor Scientific Consulting
    Past:
    Director, Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Director of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics at Institute for Pharmaceutical Discovery, Principal Scientist at AstraZeneca, Sr. Research Pharmacokineticist at RTI International, Associate Principal Scientist at Schering-Plough, Research Scientist at DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Research Fellow at National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    Education:
    North Carolina State University, Barton College
    Summary:
    I am a scientist with broad experience in the design and support of drug discovery research programs and mechanistic toxicology. Strength in the integration of chemistry, pharmacology, metabolism, kinetics, and toxicology knowledge to guide decisions in drug discovery and development. My goal is to assist small to medium size pharmaceutical companies in discovery and development of small molecules and biologicals. I am available to companies which need an experienced preclinical team member but do not desire to commit to a full time position. General Capabilities •Demonstrated ability to build scientific consortia across disparate disciplines with both domestic and international research institutions to address complex scientific problems. •Broad experiences in both basic and applied research environments. •Experience in cross discipline international technical operations (EU, Japan, China, India). •Significant experience in report, grant and proposal writing. •Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills. •Builds consensus, draws others together around ideas . Recognized for Technical Expertise in Following Methodologies: Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics Design and conduct of single and repeat dose rodent, canine, and non-human primate pharmacokinetic, disposition and metabolism studies. Extensive capabilities in the use of in vitro methodologies for mechanistic investigation of biotransformation, pharmacology and toxicology. Transporter and metabolism studies using Caco-2, isolated perfused rat kidney, isolated perfused rat liver, Ussing chamber, and in situ perfused intestine models. In vivo and in vitro Drug-Drug interaction studies. Identification of metabolites. Use of transgenic animals to investigate metabolic and toxicological endpoints. Whole Body Autoradiography (WBA) studies. Modeling and Simulation PK, PBPK, PK/PD modeling. Interspecies scaling of pharmacokinetics to select clinical doses.  
    C. Edwin Garner
  2. Christopher Blanchette

    Title
    Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Research at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Demographic info
    Charlotte, North Carolina Area | Pharmaceuticals
    Current:
    Associate Dean for Research, Associate Professor and Director of Data Sciences & Business Analytics at UNC Charlotte, Editor in Chief at Drugs in Context, Research Health Scientist at W. G. Bill Heffner VA Medical Center
    Past:
    Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research at Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc., Principal & Americas Leader of Retrospective Database COE, Health Economics & Outcomes Research at IMS Health, Director of Health Data Analytics (Field), Payer Marketing at GlaxoSmithKline, Director of the Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Captain (O-3) at US Army Reserves Medical Service Corps, Manager, Global Health Outcomes at GlaxoSmithKline, Senior Researcher, Pharmaceutical Research Services, Informatics Division at Premier, Inc.
    Education:
    Saint Joseph's University, University of Maryland Baltimore, Duke University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Christopher Blanchette
  3. Larry E. Bowen

    Title
    Research Scientist - Aerobiologist at USAMRIID , US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
    Demographic info
    Washington D.C. Metro Area | Research
    Current:
    Research Scientist - Aerobiologist at USAMRIID , US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
    Past:
    Assistant Vice President, Division Manager, Program Manager at Alion Science and Technology, Associate Project Leader/Bioaerosol Scientist at Southern Research Institute, Research Associate at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Research Scientist at Battelle, Aerosol Scientist at NMRI/TD
    Education:
    Sandia High School, The University of New Mexico
    Summary:
    Aerosol Science, Bioaerosol Science, Nose-Only Inhalation, Whole-Body Inhalation, Inhalation Dosimetry, Plethysmography, Inhalation Laboratory Design and Management, Instrument Design and Testing
    Larry E. Bowen
  4. Bill Saunders

    Title
    Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
    Demographic info
    Charlotte, North Carolina Area | Research
    Current:
    Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte, Managing Director at Saunders Research, LLC
    Past:
    Epidemiologist at GE Healthcare, Director of Epidemiology at Outcome, Senior Research Scientist at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, National Director at Premier, Inc., Director, Data Exploration Sciences at GlaxoSmithKline
    Education:
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Summary:
    My experience includes working for a large pharmaceutical company, a mid-sized Healthcare Informatics company, a small non-profit entrepreneurial outcomes research group, and a major university. Most of my career has been focused on the appropriate use of data and analytic methods as applied to clinical and commercial business questions. Recently, I joined the team at UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, where I am teaching and doing research, as well as supporting the Healthcare Informatics program. I am known as a collaborator able to build successful relationships. My goal is to continue to be involved with business partners, students, and colleagues from multiple disciplines doing work that has a positive impact on the health and well-being of others.
    Bill Saunders
  5. Ron Wolff

    Title
    Consultant for Preclinical Safety Assessment
    Demographic info
    Grand Junction, Colorado Area | Pharmaceuticals
    Current:
    President at RK Wolff - Safety Consulting Inc
    Past:
    Executive Director at Novartis, Senior Fellow at Nektar Therapeutics, Senior Research Scientist at Eli Lilly, Scientist at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
    Education:
    University of Toronto - Victoria University
    Ron Wolff
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