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2014 Plenary Session II

Dr. Kevin Lorick

Chemist/Scientific Reviewer/Consumer Safety Officer
Division of Immunology and Hematology Devices
Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health
Center for Devices and Radiologic Health
United States Food and Drug Administration


Classification and marketing of devices outside of a traditional setting

Kevin Lorick holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Chemistry from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Tulane University where he studied disruption of retinoic acid signaling pathways by Dioxin and related environmental contaminants.  His Post-doc was at NCI in Bethesda where he discovered that RING finger proteins act as Ubiquitin-protein ligases.  He worked in  Industry as a Synthetic Organic Chemist, Cell Biologist, Director of Experimental Design, Small Business Entrepreneur.  Currently he is at FDA’ Center for Devices and Radiological Health in the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health
– Regulatory Scientist
-Consumer Safety Officer
-Member of Specialty Task Group on Nanotechnology
-Co-Director of CDRH/FDA Nanotechnology Reviewer’s Network


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