Science-Driven Design of the Preclinical Strategy: Case by Case

Join Professor Ruth Roberts for the next science webinar in the Alderley Park Science Seminar Series: Science-Driven Design of the Preclinical Strategy: Case by Case Tuesday, 11 August 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Ruth will present lessons learned from >20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry focusing on attrition, prediction and the challenges posed by nonclinical [...]

By |2020-08-05T14:01:54+01:00August 5th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Science-Driven Design of the Preclinical Strategy: Case by Case

ApconiX Co-organises British Toxicology Society Meeting

The meeting that ApconiX is co-organising the British Toxicology Society  “Science-led Strategies for Success in Discovery and Development Toxicology” is being rearranged for a date later in 2020 - watch this space for updates! Sponsored by Lonza and AstraZeneca and co-organised by ApconiX, GlaxoSmithKline, Sygnature Discovery and Alderley Park,  the meeting is focused on safety [...]

By |2020-03-19T10:36:26+00:00March 8th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on ApconiX Co-organises British Toxicology Society Meeting

Dr Kimberly Rockley’s First Six Months at ApconiX

Kimberly Rockley completed her PhD in the Division of Pharmacy at Durham University before joining us at ApconiX in June last year. Here she reflects on her first 6 months with the company. “Having gained a background in cancer biology, toxicology and in vitro research techniques from my Master’s degree and PhD research I was [...]

By |2020-01-22T13:34:12+00:00January 16th, 2020|Careers|Comments Off on Dr Kimberly Rockley’s First Six Months at ApconiX

How Alderley Park Grew into an Innovation Hub

A great piece in the Financial Times this week “How Alderley Park Grew into an Innovation Hub” which highlights the success of Alderley Park following AstraZeneca’s announced departure 5 years ago.  Ned Wakeman talks about his team’s continued support of the start-up companies and Dr Chris Doherty explains the vision of the site that will [...]

By |2019-08-01T09:03:51+01:00July 31st, 2019|Press|Comments Off on How Alderley Park Grew into an Innovation Hub

ApconiX Chooses Macmillan Cancer Support as Their Charity of the Year.

There are few of us who have not been touched by cancer in one way or another and many of us know family and friends that have been helped or are being supported by Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support is here to help everyone with cancer to live life as fully as they can [...]

By |2020-06-16T11:06:22+01:00June 13th, 2019|Events|Comments Off on ApconiX Chooses Macmillan Cancer Support as Their Charity of the Year.

Working at ApconiX

Phumzile Sikakana graduated from the University of Sheffield in January this year and was awarded a distinction in her master’s degree.  Phum joined ApconiX in November last year and here reflects on her first 6 months with the company. "I was a recent biomedical science graduate when I joined ApconiX. I was really happy to [...]

By |2020-01-20T09:38:08+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Careers|Comments Off on Working at ApconiX

Symposium – Dx Toxicology: Strategies for Success in Discovery and Development

Attrition due to safety/toxicity remains a challenge in drug discovery and development. Strategies to improve success focus on asking the right questions at the right time around Target, Chemistry and Patient with an emphasis on translation of data to the clinic. Dx Toxicology: Strategies for Success in Discovery and Development is taking place on Thursday [...]

By |2019-02-21T10:06:21+00:00February 20th, 2019|Toxicology, Events|Comments Off on Symposium – Dx Toxicology: Strategies for Success in Discovery and Development

Alderley Park Companies Receive Bionow Awards

Drs Michael Morton and Richard Knight thoroughly enjoyed the Bionow 2018 Awards Dinner at the Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Cheshire on 29th November. The awards which recognise excellence, outstanding achievement and enterprise in a sector that is worth more than £13bn to the North’s economy, were sponsored by Manchester Science Partnerships, Alderley Park, Appleyard [...]

By |2018-12-16T19:10:57+00:00December 16th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Alderley Park Companies Receive Bionow Awards

Insider Breakfast Golden Triangle Breakfast Event

Professor Ruth Roberts was thrilled to be invited to speak at Business Insider’s recent Golden Triangle Breakfast Event at Alderley Park in the Northwest.  The new golden triangle is part of a vision to take the Cheshire Science Corridor and create a golden triangle in the Northwest to rival the original golden triangle of Oxford, [...]

By |2018-11-28T16:41:51+00:00November 29th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Insider Breakfast Golden Triangle Breakfast Event

ApconiX Welcomes Bethany Russell

Bethany joins ApconiX as a placement student for part of September.  A second-year student, Bethany is studying Biomedical Sciences at Sheffield University.  Her degree is a four-year sandwich course, with a third-year placement in industry. Bethany was unsure if a career in a laboratory was for her and wanted to be clearer before making her [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:30:09+00:00October 4th, 2018|Ion Channels, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Bethany Russell