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Christopher A. Lipinski, Ph.D.

Christopher A. Lipinski earned the B.S. degree in chemistry at San Francisco State College and a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. Following postdoctoral work at California Institute of Technology, he joined Pfizer in 1970. His 1997 publication of the "Rule of Five" is a landmark paper in the medicinal chemistry literature. He has served on a number of Advisory Boards and Editorial Boards. He has over 190 publications and holds 17 US patents.

Dr. Lipinski was the 2004 recipient of the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award, and the 2005 recipient of the E.B. Hershberg Award for Important Discoveries in Medicinally Active Substances.

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