Dan Cook

Profile Updated: January 30, 2020
Residing In: Encinitas, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Wife - Connie Cook (Caldwell, Shereeliz's sister!)
Occupation: Retired - Very active physical fitness nut!
Children: Jess - born 1978 - Owner of a Construction Company in Taos; still makes fine furniture and is starting More…a new microbrewery tavern in Taos
Two grandkids

Danee - born 1980 - Lt. Col Cook - currently in the Army Reserve; is one of the major administrator in the San Diego Humane Society

Kim - born 1982 - Board Certified in Emergency Veterinary Medicine (DoV) in Encinitas, CA; Kim is a top ranked Ironman competitor!
Three grandkids
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I sort of got turned around - set on the right path(?) - at the NMMI - So, one great thing I did was sent all of my three kids to the NMMI for high school and two got their AA degree there!!

BS in Chemistry/Math - ENMU, 1967;
PhD in Chemistry - UNM, 1972;

Scientific/Drug Discovery positions:

BYU, Provo, Utah;
ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Costa Mesa, CA;
Parke-Davis/Warner Lambert, Ann Arbor, MI;
Eastman Pharmaceuticals (Kodak), Co-founder, Rochester, NY and Philadelphia, PA;
Isis Pharmaceutical, Inc., Co-founder, Carlsbad, CA;
NuMax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Founder, Carlsbad, CA;
Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Founder, Carlsbad, CA;
Carlsbad Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Founder, Carlsbad, CA; Current -
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I have had spent 52 years in drug discovery science, being a co-inventor or inventor of over 350 United States patents and over 250 publications.

I am a lifelong fitness nut, having become a Certified Physical Fitness Trainer - National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) - 2010 and American Council of Exercise (ACE) - 2010 - focusing on the older population.

It is never too late to start!

As a way to keep busy, I spend some time as a personal trainer at 24HF, focusing on the older population.

I published a book in 1917 - My Life In Pursuit of Exceptional Physical Fitness - Age 6 to 73 and Counting - Can get on Amazon -

School Story:

Lots of fist fights - but we didn't shoot each other as the current trend!

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Jan 02, 2016 at 10:22 AM

Happy Birthday Dan! Keep up your outstanding work. We believe in you and you will find some cures.

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Happy birthday Dan. Come see us this summer for the class get together. We will send you the dates as soon as we have them.

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Hi Johnny - great job with all of this!!
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Wow! I continue to be impressed with Johnnies internet abilities!

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