Andrew Swick

Dr Andrew Swick

SVP Product Development & Scientific Affairs, Life Extension

Dr. Andrew G. Swick is Senior Vice President, product development and scientific affairs at Life Extension, Inc. and oversees corporate product development and scientific affairs.

Dr. Swick has broad experience in metabolism and nutrition research and expertise in relevant cell and animal models, clinical study design and translational research. Before joining Life Extension he was Vice President of nutritional science at Metagenics Inc. with responsibility for science and innovation across obesity, cardiometabolic, digestive health, CNS/cognition and foundational health with a focus on diagnostics and novel solutions utilizing nutrients, functional foods and nutraceuticals. Prior to that Dr. Swick had been an Associate Professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Senior Director of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases at Pfizer Global Research and Development. While at Pfizer, Dr. Swick was responsible for the delivery of more than a dozen unique therapies to clinical development, spanning multiple mechanisms across obesity and diabetes.

Dr. Swick has over 40 peer reviewed published manuscripts, and 35 invited presentations and is an inventor on 10 granted patents. He is an elected member of several professional organizations and currently serves on the New York Academy of Sciences Obesity, Diabetes and Nutrition Related Diseases Working Group and the Nutrition Research Foundation Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Swick earned a Ph.D. in nutritional sciences from the University of Wisconsin, an M.S. in nutrition from the University of Nebraska and a B.S. in animal science from the University of Florida. In addition, he received postdoctoral training in the Department of Biological Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Cancer Research Center.


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