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James Edward Niedel

James Edward Niedel, American pharmaceuticals executive. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine. Searle scholar, 1981-1984; recipient Career Development award National Institutes of Health, 1981-1984. Board overseers Duke Cancer Center, Durham, since 1990. Fellow Royal College Physicians; member American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Immunology.

Background

  • Niedel, James Edward was born on March 30, 1944 in Milwaukee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, University Miami, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Miami, 1974.

    Career

    • Scientist Burroughs-Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1977-1980. Professor medicine Duke University, Durham, 1980-1989. Vice president research Glaxo Research Institute, Research Triangle Park, 1989-1992, senior vice president Research and Development, 1992-1995.

      Board directors Glaxo Wellcome plc, London, 1995-2001. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development Ltd., Greenford, United Kingdom, 1995-2001. Chief science and technical officer Glaxo Smith Kline plc, since 2000.

      Chairman Affymax Technology N.V., 1995-2001.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

    Membership

    Board overseers Duke Cancer Center, Durham, since 1990. Fellow Royal College Physicians. Member American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Immunology.

    Connections

    • Married Selaine Benaim, March 12, 1969. Children: Ian Edward, Felisa Ann, Shira Beth.
    • spouse: Selaine Benaim
    • children: Ian Edward Niedel
    • Felisa Ann Niedel
    • Shira Beth Niedel
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    Born March 30, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University Wisconsin
    • 1973
      University Miami
    • 1974
      University Miami
    • 1977 - 1980
      Scientist, Burroughs-Wellcome
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1980 - 1989
      professor, medicine Duke University
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1989 - 1992
      vice president, research Glaxo Research Institute
    • 1995 - 2001
      chairman, Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development Limited
      Greenford, United Kingdom
    • 1995 - 2001
      Chief Executive Officer, Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development Limited
      Greenford, United Kingdom
    • 1995 - 2001
      board director, s Glaxo Wellcome plc
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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