ApconiX Welcomes 3 New Experts!

Almost one year in, ApconiX is going from strength to strength in delivering integrated toxicology expertise.  But we realised we had a few key skills missing; to address this we have brought in 3 new toxicology experts.

Mike O’Donovan joins us to provide expertise in genetic toxicology.  With over 35 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has over 65 peer-reviewed publications, Mike has an international reputation as a senior toxicologist.

Damian Deavall joins us to provide broad expertise in global drug development across multiple modalities. He specialises in leading and managing drug safety programmes, especially within complex alliances and partnerships.

Jay Goodman joins us to strengthen our depth of experience in mechanisms underlying the ability of non-genotoxic compounds to cause carcinogenesis.  Jay is internationally renowned for his research activities and his long-standing interest in furthering science-based safety assessment of chemicals.

We look forward to working with them and to another exciting year ahead!

By | 2018-06-13T09:09:33+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes 3 New Experts!

About the Author:

Professor Ruth A Roberts, PhD, ATS, FBTS, ERT, FRSB, FRCPath Director and Cofounder, ApconiX, UK and Chair and Director of Drug Discovery, University of Birmingham, UK Ruth is chair of drug discovery at Birmingham University, UK and Cofounder of ApconiX, an integrated toxicology and ion channel company that brings together a team of world-renowned nonclinical safety experts with over 400 years of drug discovery and development experience. Previously, Ruth was Global Head of Regulatory Safety at AstraZeneca and Director of Toxicology for Aventis. Ruth is an established science professional bringing rigorous expert thinking to toxicology, drug discovery and drug development. With >140 publications in peer reviewed journals, she is focused on reducing attrition attributable to safety and toxicity. A former president of the British Toxicology Society, former president of EUROTOX, former secretary to SOT and president elect of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, Ruth was the recipient of the SOT Achievement award in 2002, the EUROTOX Bo Holmstedt Award in 2009 and the SOT Founders award in 2018 for outstanding leadership in toxicology.