Ph.D., Senior Vice President & Head of Pharmacogenomics, Takeda
Prior to Takeda, Dr. Lai was the Senior Vice President, Research & Development, Gen-Probe, Inc. Dr. Lai previously served as Vice President, Pharmacogentics Experimental Project Coordination and Analysis, at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Dr. Lai was previously GSK’s Vice President, Discovery and Pipeline Genetics. Prior to joining GSK in 1995, he was an Assistant Professor in the department of Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Lai earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Microbiology from Columbia University and B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.