Dr. Schmid is an author and presenter with more than 17 years’ experience in clinical trials, Phases I-IV in oncology, urologic oncology, small molecules, interferons, monoclonal antibodies, and liposomal agents. He has worked for 10 years with human blood products and PBMC isolation and 25 years with pharmacology studies leading to 31 publications in oncology drug development. In addition, Dr. Schmid has completed four capital buildouts that resulted in fully staffed and equipped lab facilities that he led. Dr. Schmid has held director positions at Genzyme Oncology, ILEX Oncology, and manager and staff scientist at Southern Research. As Sr. Director, Laboratory Strategic Planning and Development at Clinical Trials of Texas, Dr. Schmid leads laboratory operations and coordinates quality oversight for PBMC processing across the Flourish Research network of clinical research sites.