Dr. William A. Lee
Member of the Board of Directors
Dr. William “Bill” Lee is Executive Vice President Research at Gilead Sciences. Dr. Lee joined Gilead as Director of Pharmaceutical Product Development in 1991. Prior to joining Gilead, he was Department Head of Drug Delivery and Formulation at California Biotechnology, Inc. (1986-1991) and a research scientist at Syntex Corporation (1985-1986). He received his PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and did postdoctoral work at the Ecole Polytechnique Federal Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of California at Santa Barbara. Dr. Lee is a co-inventor of Cellcept, Viread and tenofovir alafenamide (Vemlidy; Genvoya; Descovy; Odefsey).