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Executive Vice President Chief Medical and Technology Officer, Director
Dr. David H. Persing M.D. Ph.D. is Executive Vice President Chief Medical and Technology Officer and Director of the Company
Age: 59 President Since 2005 Ph.D
408 541-4191 www.cepheid.com
Persing first joined us as a director in May 2004, and became our Executive Vice President and Chief Medical and Technology Officer in August 2005. From 1999 to 2005, Dr. Persing was a research executive and Chief Scientific Officer at Corixa Corporationrationrationration, a Seattlebased biotechnology company, until its acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline. From 1990 to 1999 he was a member of the Clinical and Research Faculty of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where he conducted research on hepatitis viruses, tickborne infections and molecular diagnostics. In 1992 he founded and directed the Molecular Microbiology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. He has authored over 270 peerreviewed articles and has served as Editor in Chief for four textbooks on Molecular Diagnostics, the most recent of which was published by ASM press in 2011.