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Robert Segal

Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Medical & Pharmaceutical Science
KBP BioSciences
United States of America

Biography

 Robert Segal has over 25 years of medical and pharmaceutical/biotech experience in senior executive positions with Fortune 20 and biotech companies. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs and Chief Medical Officer of Discovery Laboratories, Inc. Prior to joining the Discovery Labs, he held the position of Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research at Merck Research Laboratories, having joined Merck & Co, Inc. in 1992 as Associate Director. Dr. Segal received his medical degree from the University of Pretoria Medical School, South Africa. Dr. Segal is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in nephrology and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.  He completed his internship and residency in medicine at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, and clinical postdoctoral fellowships in general medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and nephrology/transplant medicine at UCLA, as well as a research fellowship in molecular biology at UCLA.  Prior to joining Merck, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at UCLA School of Medicine and served as an intern advisor to the Biotechnology Program at Northwestern University. Dr. Segal has over $10M in NIH funding with a focus on development of biodefense medical countermeasures.

Research Interest

 Medical & Pharmaceutical Science

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