Arrowhead Bioscience, President Genova Clinical Laboratory (CSO ret.) University of Bridgeport Human Health Institute, Faculty After receiving his B.S. in Chemistry, Dr. Lord earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Texas followed by postdoctoral fellowships at the Clayton Foundation Biochemical Institute, the University of Arizona, and the National Institutes of Health (Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases). He served as Chairman of Biochemistry and Clinical Nutrition for 10 years at Life College, during which he maintained an active practice of clinical nutrition consulting. From 1989 to 2012 he served as Chief Science Officer and directed the development of new testing methodologies and innovative laboratory report designs at Metametrix and Genova Diagnostic Laboratories. He teaches and studies new ways of assessing relationships between nutrients, toxicants and cellular controls and their integration into clinical practice. His publications include several books and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on various topics. He continues to teach courses on clinical metabolic assessments in multiple university graduate programs.