Edward Grabowski

CENTC Advisory Board Member

Edward Grabowski received his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1965 before joining the Process Research Department at the Merck Research Labs.  He recently retired as Vice President  of Chemistry (Process Research) after over 38 years at Merck & Co.  He now serves as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry, recently completed an eight year term as a member of the Organic Synthesis Editorial Board, and served as an Advisory Board Member and Chair of the ACS Petroleum Research Fund.

Dr. Grabowski is a co-author on approximately 100 research papers and reviews, a co-inventor on more than 50 US patents, and has presented over 150 invited lectures at symposia and universities over the years. His research interests were program-driven and are focused on the design and development of practical syntheses of MRL’s drug candidates and products. They have encompassed contributions in synthetic and physical organic chemistry.