Dr. George Cox brings more than 25 years of combined science and legal experience to the Board of Directors of Luminary Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Cox earned his BA degree in chemistry and zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University, his PhD degree in pharmacology from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and his JD degree from The American University Washington College of Law.
Before entering the legal profession, he was a scientist at the National Cancer Institute and an assistant professor of pharmacology and molecular & cell biology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has authored more than 70 publications in diverse scientific disciplines including pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry, and cell and molecular biology. Following his career as a scientist, Dr. Cox was a technical specialist and student associate at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, an associate at Miles & Stockbridge PC, and a private practitioner and founding member at IP & Business Law Counseling, LLC. Besides practicing in the areas of business and corporate law, he is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney. Currently, Dr. Cox is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Propella Therapeutics, Inc. and Vizuri Health Sciences Consumer Healthcare, Inc. (both formerly Vizuri Health Sciences LLC).