MEEX Speaker

JOHNSON, William W., Ph.D

JOHNSON, William W., Ph.D

Consultant, Budapest, Hungary


Dr. William W. Johnson earned his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, USA, in 1994. He held a postdoctoral position at Vanderbilt University, USA, from 1994-1997 (INRSA, NIH, with F.P. Guengerich). He worked as a principal scientist at the Schering-Plough Research Institute, Lafayette, NJ, USA, from 1997-2003, which was followed by the position of Associate Director at OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boulder, CO, USA. In 2010 he continued his career as an Associate Director at GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. He joined SOLVO Hungary in 2012 as Vice President, Director of Global Operations. Dr. Johnson’s main research interest concentrates on transporters, DM/PK, hepatotoxicity, bioactivation, metabolism, and drug interaction.