Enhancing and Facilitating Drug Discovery

Dr. Stephen A Smith CSci CChem FRSC

Professional Bodies

Professional Membership:

Royal Society of Chemistry,

Society of Chemical Industry,

Society of Medicines Research,

American Chemical Society

Committee membership of the Fine Chemicals Group of the Society of Chemical Industry (1996-2012).

Extensive involvement in the organisation of the Group, including Treasurer (2000-2002), Secretary (2002-2004), vice-Chair (2004-2005) and Chair (2005-2007).

Awarded the Distinguished Service Award of the Society of Chemical Industry (2009).

Co-organised many meetings with the Society of Chemical Industry. These have included multiple symposia on Drug Discovery, Drug Design and Proteinase Inhibition along with the well known biennial ‘Cambridge Medicinal Chemistry’ symposia held at Churchill College Cambridge, UK.

Other meeting topics have included: Reducing R&D Attrition through Toxicity Prediction during Drug Discovery, The effects of Kinetics and Thermodynamics on Druggability, Drug Discovery Outsourcing, Technology Transfer and Biopharmaceuticals.