Vivian Hook, Ph.D.
Scientific Founder and Advisor of ALSP Inc. and Professor in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, at the University of California, San Diego.Professor Hook has over 20 years experience in the field of neuroprotease research and is the author of over 160 scientific articles and books on that subject. Dr. Hook previously was a Professor at the Buck Institute for Aging Research, Novato, California, Professor of Medicine and Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego and a Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She was trained as a molecular pharmacologist and did post-doctoral studies at the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, with Dr. Julius Axelrod, a Nobel Prize winner for his research in neuroscience. She holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of California, San Francisco and a BA in Medical Physics from the University of California Berkeley.
Kenneth Grabstein, Ph.D.Inflammation AdvisorKenneth Grabstein, Ph.D. is an Affiliate Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Washington. He was formerly the Chief Scientific Officer and cofounder of Allozyne Inc. (2005-2014), the EVP and cofounder of Corixa Corp. (1994-2005), and Director of Immunology at Immunex Corp. (1982-1994). Dr. Grabstein received his Ph.D. in Immunology from U.C. Berkeley. He is currently a biotech industry consultant. He has built and led drug development teams in three companies with decades of experience in biologics drug discovery and product development in the biotech industry.