Timothy Osborne, Ph.D., received his doctorate in Microbiology/Molecular Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and conducted postdoctoral research in the lab of Nobel Prize winners, Brown and Goldstein at the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School. Following this, Dr. Osborne was appointed an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the University of California at Irvine (UCI) where he was rose to the position of professor and department chair.
In 2009 Dr. Osborne was recruited as the founding program director and professor in Metabolic Disease at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. He received UCI’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research, was elected to Who’s Who in American University Professors, was recognized as an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association and is a recipient of a Lucille P. Markey Scholar Award in Biomedical Science. In 2015 Dr. Osborne was recognized with a lectureship for excellence in Lipid Research by the Journal of Lipid Research.