The management team at AltheaDx has a proven record of success in clinical diagnostics. Meet our team.
Andrew A. Lukowiak, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Lukowiak serves as CEO and has been a member of AltheaDx’s Management Team since its merger with IDgenetix® in 2013. Prior to his position as CEO, Dr. Lukowiak served as COO for AltheaDx and was responsible for a broad range of Operational functions for the company, including Scientific and Clinical Affairs. Dr. Lukowiak had held key positions at GenMark Diagnostics, Hologic, and Third Wave Technologies where he served as Assistant Vice President of R&D and played a central role in the development of the company’s IVD strategy; including the development of the first pharmacogenetic test to be cleared by the FDA for use with a specific drug. With more than15 years of experience in molecular diagnostics, Dr. Lukowiak has held management roles in the areas of R&D, Operations, Quality/Regulatory Affairs, Scientific/Clinical Affairs, Customer Service, and Reimbursement. Dr. Lukowiak earned his doctorate in Genetics from the University of Georgia in Athens and his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Penn State University.
Andrew Jackson, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jackson joins us with over 20 years of finance experience. Prior to joining AltheaDx, Mr. Jackson was Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of Celladon Corporation, a publicly traded, clinical stage biotechnology company. During his time at Celladon, Mr. Jackson scaled the company through its growth and led Celladon’s public company compliance following its Initial Public Offering and completed the company’s accretive merger with Eiger Biopharmceuticals. Prior to Celladon, Mr. Jackson held senior finance positions at various life science and technology companies where he had extensive experience with mergers & acquisitions, treasury management, capital & debt financing and financial planning. He holds a B.S.B in Accounting from the University of Minnesota, an M.B.A in Finance from San Diego State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.