Matthew H. Todd

Matthew H. Todd

University College London

    Mat Todd was born in Manchester, England. He obtained his PhD in organic chemistry from Cambridge University in 1999, was a Wellcome Trust postdoc at The University of California, Berkeley, a college fellow back at Cambridge University, a lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London and between 2005 and 2018 was at the School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney. He is now Chair of Drug Discovery at University College London. He lives in Greenwich, London, with his wife and two children.

    All Sessions by Matthew H. Todd

    Chapter XVI: London 05-23-2019
    13:30 - 14:00

    Open Pharma

    Open science offers a genuinely new route to the discovery and development of much-needed medicines that complements the traditional pharmaceutical industry. This talk will focus on our research in consortia such as Open Source Malaria, specifically the rules of engagement, the infrastructure and the effects of making everything open in real time. Applying open science in pharmaceutical discovery also presents an economic challenge: how can investment be secured for research conducted without secrecy?

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    @KarelLuyben sets up our discussion: Fundamental research driven by curiosity is critical, linking to pragmatic and utility driven research and industry.
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