CLOSE-UP -- J. Leslie Glick

(The Scientist, Vol:5, #2, pg. 8, January 21, 1991) (Copyright, The Scientist, Inc.) ----------

J. Leslie Glick, president and chief executive officer of Bionix Inc. of Potomac, Md., insists that he never really intended to start a neurospecialty company. "I essentially had decided to retire," recalls the 68-year-old biologist and biotech executive. "But there are only so many museums in Washington, and I wanted to do something that would benefit the elderly."

Although a molecular and cellular biologist by training, Glick had spent the past 21 years on the business side of genetic engineering. He cofounded Genex Corp. in Gaithersburg, Md., and was its CEO from 1977 to 1987. Before that he helped set up Associated Biomedic Systems, in Buffalo, a biologicals manufacturing company. And in 1981 he helped start, and guided for a time, the Industrial Biotechnology Association, a trade association with a membership...

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