Dr. Richard Anderson obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis in 1979. From 1981-1984 he worked as a scientist at Bayer Diagnostics (Miles Laboratories). In 1984, Dr. Anderson began work with Hybritech in 1984 and then went on to help found Biosite in 1988. From 1998-2001, he served as the Vice President of R&D at Nanogen, then from 2001-2003 as the Vice President of R&D at Genicon Sciences. Dr. Anderson also served as Director of Immunoassay Development at BD Diagnostics.
Interviewed by Mark Jones, PhD, UCSD
At the time of this interview, Dr. Anderson served as Director of Government Affairs for Biosite, Inc.