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Simon Ward's Biography

Simon Ward, Professor, University of Sussex

Simon Ward has an MA in Natural Sciences and PhD in synthetic organic chemistry from Cambridge University. He has a wide ranging experience of drug discovery in both large and small companies (GlaxoSmithKline, Knoll Pharmaceuticals, Vernalis, Chiroscience) and specialist experience of discovering and developing drugs for central nervous system indications. He has led multidisciplinary project teams & medicinal chemistry groups from target identification, through to early clinical studies, delivering multiple clinical development candidates across indications. Simon is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Simon is currently Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Sussex, UK and Director of the Translational Drug Discovery Group which he established within the University of Sussex in 2010.

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A Structured Approach to Academic Drug Discovery

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 at 11:45

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Unmet medical need remains high but current big pharma business challenges are reducing research spend.  Our new model, staffed by former industry scientists, aims to address this gap in key therapeutic areas.

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