Dr. William "Bill" G. Richards '88
A leading researcher of new therapeutics in areas including diabetes and cardiovascular and renal diseases, William “Bill” G. Richards is an executive director of discovery research in the Metabolic Disorders Department at Amgen, Inc.
His nephrology research efforts allowed him to establish a worldwide network of academic partnerships with the goal to develop more effective human kidney disease treatments.
He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from SUNY Cortland. Richards holds a doctorate from Stony Brook University and conducted post-doctoral research at Oak Ridge Laboratory.