About Richard Knight

Dr Richard Knight PhD, ERT. A co-founder of ApconiX, Richard is an expert toxicologist with more than 20 years of drug development experience gained in AstraZeneca, where he was part of the Drug Safety and Oncology Leadership Teams. Richard has worked on projects in multiple therapy areas involving small molecules, biologics, proteins and oligonucleotides. He has an in-depth understanding of drug discovery and drug development and has been directly involved in bringing over 35 new candidate drugs to clinical trials and 6 to marketing approval. He uses his extensive experience to bring an innovative, science-led and pragmatic approach to the design and delivery of nonclinical safety programmes.

EUROTOX “Can We Panelize Seizure” Workshop

Join Professor Ruth Roberts and Dr Michael Morton for EUROTOX Workshop EUROTOX 2021: EUROTOX 2021 Virtual Congress will take place between the 27th of September and the 1st of October. "Can We Panelize Seizure" Workshop This workshop will take place on Thursday 30th September at 1pm BST (British Summer [...]

By |2021-09-22T14:36:54+01:00September 22nd, 2021|Events|Comments Off on EUROTOX “Can We Panelize Seizure” Workshop

Professor Ruth Roberts’ ToxSpotlight Author Profile

Professor Ruth Roberts Is Profiled as Article Chosen for September Issue ToxSpotlight The Article: Ruth A Roberts, Richard A Campbell, Phumzile Sikakana, Claire Sadler, Mark Osier, Yili Xu, Joy Y Feng, Michael Mitchell, Roman Sakowicz, Anne Chester, Eric Paoli, Jianhong Wang, Leigh Ann Burns-Naas, Species-Specific Urothelial Toxicity With an [...]

By |2021-09-23T11:00:11+01:00September 22nd, 2021|Company News|Comments Off on Professor Ruth Roberts’ ToxSpotlight Author Profile

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Everyone

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Everyone Today, last year, the ApconiX team were in a pub in Wilmslow enjoying a Christmas dinner.  Sadly, this year we couldn’t but we still had a whale of a time on Teams. Phumzile Sikakana organised a cracker of a get together [...]

By |2021-06-17T10:20:28+01:00December 18th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Everyone

Dr Laurence Bishop Attends Bio-Europe Digital 2020

Dr Laurence Bishop Attends Bio-Europe Digital 2020 Dr Laurence Bishop is attending Bio-Europe Digital 2020 from the 26th to the 29th of October. Dr Michael Morton and Dr Richard Knight joined the UK delegation at The UK Pavilion at BIO-Europe last year.  ApconiX benefited from a Tradeshow Access Programme [...]

By |2021-06-17T10:41:28+01:00October 21st, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Dr Laurence Bishop Attends Bio-Europe Digital 2020

Dr Laurence Bishop Attends BioJapan Online

Dr Laurence Bishop Attends BioJapan Online Dr Laurence Bishop will be attending BioJapan online between 14th and the 16th of October 2020. BioJapan is being held at the Pacifico Yokohama in Japan this year and will be a hybrid of partnering taking place online and onsite. Some companies are [...]

By |2021-06-17T10:27:38+01:00October 8th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Dr Laurence Bishop Attends BioJapan Online

ApconiX Welcomes Simon Craige to the Team

ApconiX Welcomes Simon Craige to the Team ApconiX is delighted to welcome Simon Craige to the team. Simon has over 15 years’ nonclinical and toxicology experience working in several medical and pharmaceutical organisations across multiple disciplines including small molecules, vaccines, biologics, and medical devices.  He has experience of a [...]

By |2021-06-17T10:26:29+01:00September 30th, 2020|Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Simon Craige to the Team

ApconiX Welcomes Dr Duncan Armstrong

ApconiX Welcomes Dr Duncan Armstrong ApconiX is delighted to welcome Dr Duncan Armstrong to the team. Duncan has expert knowledge in molecular pharmacology, preclinical safety pharmacology and secondary pharmacodynamics gained over 18 years working in drug discovery and development at AstraZeneca UK and Novartis USA. He has worked with [...]

By |2021-08-12T15:08:24+01:00September 9th, 2020|Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Dr Duncan Armstrong

ApconiX Welcomes Dr Laurence Bishop

ApconiX Welcomes Dr Laurence Bishop ApconiX is delighted to welcome Dr Laurence Bishop to the team as our Head of Business Development.  Laurence is an experienced DMPK and toxicological scientist with 20 years’ experience of nonclinical drug development.  Specialising in business development for the past 13 years, we are [...]

By |2021-08-12T15:12:15+01:00May 28th, 2020|Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Dr Laurence Bishop

Dr Guy Healing Appointed Honorary Professor

Dr Guy Healing Appointed Honorary Professor ApconiX is pleased to announce that Dr Guy Healing has been appointed to an Honorary Professorship in the School of Pharmacy at the University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK. Guy first became involved with the UEA when he worked for AstraZeneca.  One [...]

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update As we all continue to live through these very difficult times, our main priority is the safety and wellbeing of our staff, their families and the community.  As an essential facility in the development of new medicines, we remain fully operational.  We are following government guidelines and [...]

By |2021-08-12T15:14:57+01:00April 8th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on COVID-19 Update