Courtney H. Lias, Ph.D.

LiasCourtney H. Lias, Ph.D. – Dr. Lias studied at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular, and Molecular Biology. After leaving Johns Hopkins in 2003, she joined the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health in the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health. Currently, as the Director of the Division of Chemistry and Toxicology devices, she is involved in many diverse activities including premarket clearance/approval, manufacturer assistance, post market regulatory compliance actions, and the development of FDA Guidance for diagnostic devices. In addition, she has been an ongoing participant in multi-center FDA working groups focused on the developing fields of cardiovascular disease diagnosis, diabetes diagnosis/monitoring, clinical genetic testing, and biomarker development/validation.