John Blackwood

Ben Atkinson, PhD

Ben is a medicinal chemist with a wide range of drug discovery experience from project initiation through HTS and hit workup as well as late-stage pre-clinical development. He attained his Ph.D. from University of Bath under Prof. Jonathan M. J. Williams on metal catalysed acyl transfer reactions, followed by a Research Fellow in the Translational Research Office’s Drug Discovery Group at UCL. He joined from Alzheimer’s Research UK UCL Drug Discovery Institute where he worked on their neurodegeneration portfolio of both phenotypic and target-based projects