Party affiliation: Republican
Gordon Ronald Dreesman, American biotechnology research administrator, immunologist, virologist. Fellow American Academy Microbiology, Sigma Xi; member American Foundation for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research (science advisory board), American Society Microbiology, American Association Immunologists.
Postdoctoral fellow Baylor University College of Medicine, Houston, 1965-1966. Assistant professor School of Medicine St. Louis University, 1966-1969. Assistant to associate professor Baylor College of Medicine, 1969-1979.
Professor Baylor University College of Medicine, 1979-1984. Chairman Southwest Foundation biomedical Research, San Antonio, 1984-1988. Senior science director BioTech Resources, Inc., 1988-1992.
Executive vice president D&B Technologies, from 1994. Member science advisors committee American Foundation Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research, from 1986. Consultant in field.
- Achievements include description of first solid phase immunoassay for hepatitis B surface antigen. Definition of critical elements associated with development of vaccines for hepatitis B virus. Research on diagnostic assays and vaccine development for numerous viruses including hepatitis and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, including molecular diagnostics for infectious disease agents.
Born November 28, 1935