Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. King (Ph.D., MD, Ph.D., MBA) completed his academic career at the University of Kentucky. Dr. King’s background in plant biotechnology and biochemistry allowed him to successfully perform complicated transformation studies with specific gene targets for endogenous and exogenous expression of desired compounds. In addition, Dr. King’s industry prominence has afforded him a unique academic and empirical approach to every aspect of hemp plant cultivation, extraction, genetics, and formulation. As a member of the Advisory Council, Dr. King will lead the approach to help determine potential human therapeutic targets utilizing advanced pharmacology.
“When science is truly partnered with groups who are committed to serving public wellness, the resulting success is invaluable, and I’m truly excited with the work ahead.”