Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> June 2, 2002

Arthur Sands – Lexicon Genetics Inc (lexg)

DR. ARTHUR T. SANDS co-founded Lexicon Genetics Incorporated and has been President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director since September 1995. From 1992 to September 1995, Dr. Sands served as an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, where he studied the function of the p53 gene in cancer formation and created the XPC knockout mouse, a model for skin cancer. He received his BA in Economics and Political Science from Yale University and his MD and PhD from Baylor College of Medicine. Profile
TWST: Can you begin with a brief historical sketch of Lexicon Genetics

and then go on to an overview of what you're doing at the present time?

Dr. Sands: Lexicon is a drug discovery company