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). He is a member of the real estate partnership Elevation 6000 LLC and a member of the board of directors of Amygdala Neurosciences, Inc.