Ronald A. Blum, PhD
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Business Development, Pathology Inc., Torrance, CA
“Dr. Blum has nearly 20 years of experience in the medical and clinical laboratory industries, having worked at innovative companies such as Culture Technology, Specialty Laboratories, DiagnoCure, and Exiqon Diagnostics. He has been instrumental in bringing to market hundreds of new and enhanced assays in the areas of oncology, infectious disease, rheumatology, genetics, women’s health, gastroenterology, endocrinology, immunology, hematology, and nephrology.
Blum has lectured internationally on the latest developments in personalized medicine, biotechnology, and laboratory science, and has published extensively. He serves as editorial advisor to Clinical Lab Products magazine and is on the board of directors for the California Medical Technology Association Education & Research Corp.
An accomplished screenwriter, Blum has written for and worked with executives and producers from such studios as Disney and serves as a judge for the International Health & Medical Media Awards.
Blum received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from UCLA before attending UCLA’s School of Dentistry. After completing two years with honors, he switched fields and obtained his Master of Science degree in physics from California State University, Northridge, and then his PhD in biophysics from UC Berkeley. ”