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Derek B. Lowe      

Director in Chemical Biology Therapeutics; Author; Researcher

Derek B. Lowe is the Director in Chemical Biology Therapeutics at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR).

His industry experience includes 10 years to Vertex, 9 years at Bayer and 8 years at Schering-Plough as a medicinal chemistry lab head, project leader, and specialist in new drug discovery technologies.

He is a freelance writer on science and pharmaceutical topics, with columns and articles appearing in Chemistry World, Contract Pharma, Pharmaceutical Executive, Genome Technology, and other publications.

He is the author of the widely-read industry science and industry web site "In the Pipeline" and has been quoted in Forbes, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal and more.

He is also the author of "The Chemistry Book," a book covering some of the most important discoveries in chemistry.

His specialties include drug discovery research experience in oncology, metabolic disease, Alzheimer's, infectious disease and other therapeutic areas. Target experience in kinases, proteases, GPCRs, ion channels, nuclear receptors and many additional categories.


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