About Ruth Roberts

Professor Ruth A Roberts, PhD, ATS, FBTS, ERT, FRSB, FRCPath. A co-founder of ApconiX, Ruth has 25 years of experience in leading roles in drug safety within large pharma. Ruth is also Chair and Director of Drug Discovery at The University of Birmingham, UK and was previously Global Head of Regulatory Safety at AstraZeneca. With over 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals, she is former president of the British Toxicology Society, former president of EUROTOX, former secretary to SOT and President 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. Ruth is an established science professional bringing rigorous expert thinking to toxicology, drug discovery and drug development.

It’s Christmas (Twice in One Year – Amazing!)

It's Christmas and It's Actually in December for a Change! Christmas happened once already this year - in May but it was great to get everyone together at the right time at last.  And Christmas seems to have become a lot bigger but still as silly! ...Laurence's table... [...]

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ApconiX Sponsors PhD Student Awards

ApconiX Sponsors PhD Seminar Day Awards The Pharmacology and Therapeutics Department of the University of Liverpool held a Postgraduate Seminar Day on the December 12th, 2022, at the Radisson Blu in Old Hall Street Liverpool. ApconiX was delighted to sponsor the awards of best University of Liverpool PGR Pharmacology [...]

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Apply Now for EUROTOX GRC 2023 Travel Awards

Apply Now for EUROTOX GRC 2023 Travel Awards EUROTOX is offering 4 travel awards each of EUR 1,200 to attend the 2023 GRC August 13-18 in New Hampshire (near Boston), USA.  For the successful candidates, the GRC will offer matched funding to cover registration/accommodation and all meals. The award is [...]

By |2022-12-06T12:42:03+00:00December 6th, 2022|Company News|Comments Off on Apply Now for EUROTOX GRC 2023 Travel Awards

In Silico/Mechanistic and Discovery Toxicology Speciality Sections’ BTS Joint Workshop: Hands-On Modelling of Safety Data For Non-Experts

In Silico/Mechanistic And Discovery Toxicology Speciality Sections’ Joint Workshop: Hands-On Modelling of Safety Data For Non-Experts Nicholas Coltman joined Layla Hosseini-Gerami, Andreas Bender, Srijit Seal (University of Cambridge) and Carolin Schramm (UCB) to organise this free online British Toxicology Society event on the 29th of November 2022 at 2pm [...]

By |2022-11-22T12:39:09+00:00November 14th, 2022|Company News|Comments Off on In Silico/Mechanistic and Discovery Toxicology Speciality Sections’ BTS Joint Workshop: Hands-On Modelling of Safety Data For Non-Experts

ApconiX Is Recruiting Experienced Target Safety Biologists (Principal Scientist)

ApconiX Is Recruiting Experienced Target Safety Biologists (Principal Scientist) The closing date for this job vacancy has passed.  Please visit our Come and Join Us page for current vacancies.  If you believe you have the skills and experience and would like to become part of our team please send your speculative CV to [...]

By |2023-01-17T09:24:54+00:00November 7th, 2022|Company News, Target Safety Assessments, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Is Recruiting Experienced Target Safety Biologists (Principal Scientist)

GRC – Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity

GRC - Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity Dr Rhiannon Hardwick (BMS), Conference Chair, will be joined by Professor Heather Wallace, University of Aberdeen as Vice Chair of the Gordon Research Conference (GRC)  Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity - Modernized Approaches to Mechanistic Toxicology Investigations at the Proctor [...]

By |2022-11-22T12:55:49+00:00October 26th, 2022|Toxicology, Careers, Events|Comments Off on GRC – Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity

ApconiX Welcomes Michelle Blissett

ApconiX Welcomes Michelle Blissett ApconiX is delighted to welcome Michelle Blissett who joins the Acuity Target Safety Assessment team working with Professor Ruth Roberts and Dr James Sidaway.  With almost 20 years devoted to preclinical toxicology, Michelle has developed an excellent ability to conduct extensive literature searches, interrogating, analysing [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:36:42+00:00September 15th, 2022|Company News, Target Safety Assessments, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Michelle Blissett

ApconiX Welcomes William Humfrey

ApconiX Welcomes William Humfrey ApconiX is delighted to welcome William Humfrey who joins the Acuity Target Safety Assessment team working with Professor Ruth Roberts and Dr James Sidaway.  Will studied for an integrated master’s degree in biomedical science at the University of Sheffield where he gained understanding of human [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:35:18+00:00September 8th, 2022|Company News, Target Safety Assessments, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes William Humfrey

ApconiX Welcomes Esther McVey MP

ApconiX Welcomes Esther McVey MP We were delighted to welcome Esther McVey MP for Tatton to ApconiX on Friday 12th of August. She congratulated us on our recent success with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise having been recognised for excellence in International Trade.  We shared with her our ambitions around [...]

By |2022-09-21T12:20:56+01:00August 17th, 2022|Company News|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Esther McVey MP

ApconiX Welcomes Henry Bushell

ApconiX is Delighted to Welcome Henry Bushell ApconiX is delighted to welcome Henry Bushell who joins the Business Development team and is working with Dr Laurence Bishop.  Henry has a keen interest in economics and decided to acquire some business experience, joining ApconiX straight from sixth form college. Taking [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:32:45+00:00August 8th, 2022|Company News, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Henry Bushell
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