Dr. Kohlbrenner is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Life Science Nation (LSN) and is Consulting Scientist for Boston Innovation Capital. In addition, he is CEO of NeuroLucent, a Chicago-based company working on Alzheimer's disease. Prior to joining LSN, Bill was a director at AbbVie, where he led a global scouting team and conducted strategic assessments of early- and late-stage pipeline opportunities. Earlier in his career, Bill led drug discovery research programs in oncology, antivirals and antibacterials. Bill has co-authored numerous research articles (~60) examining the fundamental aspects of various drug targets and the molecular basis of drug action. He received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York (SUNY) and completed postdoctoral training at the Molecular Biology Institute at UCLA.