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Life Science

Lecturer:
Paul Workman, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK

Place:
DKFZ Communication Center, Lecture Hall, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280

Host:
DKFZ Management Board

Description:
Professor Paul Workman is Chief Executive and President of The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, and Harrap Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. From 1997 to January 2016, he was Director of the Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit at the ICR – the world’s largest non-profit cancer drug discovery group. Professor Workman has been responsible for more than 20 molecularly targeted cancer drugs entering clinical trial. He is especially renowned for his innovative research in the discovery, chemical biology and molecular pharmacology of drugs and chemical probes acting on highly innovative molecular targets. Paul Workman has built and led several successful drug discovery teams in academia – where he has been a champion of the non-profit, centre of disease excellence, team science model – and also in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.

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