14 Facts About Andrew Conrad


Andrew J Conrad is an American geneticist who heads Verily, a life sciences division of Alphabet Inc As its chief executive officer, Conrad has recruited a multidisciplinary team of chemists, doctors, engineers, behavioral scientists and data scientists to research health and disease.

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Andrew Conrad grew up in Malibu, California and enjoyed surfing there.

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In 1991 Andrew Conrad co-founded the National Genetics Institute along with Mike Aicher.

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Andrew Conrad served as its chief scientist and helped grow it into one of the largest genetics laboratories in the world.

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At an art auction in Lana?i, Conrad met David H Murdock, chairman and owner of Dole Food Company, and owner of Lana?i island.

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Andrew Conrad invested his money with Murdock and his son, Justin.

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In 2005, Andrew Conrad helped set up the North Carolina Research Campus, a life sciences research center in Kannapolis, North Carolina.

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In November 2006 Andrew Conrad founded the California Health and Longevity Institute inside the Four Seasons Westlake Village, California in partnership with Murdock and Wellpoint.

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In March 2013 Andrew Conrad joined the life sciences unit of Google X after 22 years at NGI.

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In 2015 they were awarded $148 million in damages while Andrew Conrad was found to have acted with integrity, and was not held liable.

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Andrew Conrad was named one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in Biopharma 2015 by FierceBiotech.

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Andrew Conrad has more than eighty-five publications in scientific and medical journals.

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Andrew Conrad is an avid surfer and has a casual dressing style.

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Andrew Conrad is married to Haylynn Cohen, a model, with whom he has two children.

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