Dr. Muchowski received a PhD in Biological Structure from the University of Washington and performed post-doctoral training at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry. In addition to being CEO of Defined Research, he currently serves as a Professor in Residence at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School. He has worked in drug development in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Dr. Muchowski is a leading expert on neurodegenerative diseases, has published >60 highly cited research papers and patents, has given hundreds of lectures on his research worldwide, and has won numerous awards for his innovative research and leadership. He currently serves as Chair Emeritus of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Cannabis Industry Association.