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Dr Simon Chell

Head UK Discovery Biology, AZ

Dr Simon Chell

Simon leads UK Discovery Biology at AstraZeneca, where he is responsible for the delivery of therapeutic programs and technological innovations through a multidisciplinary department incorporating cell sciences, biochemistry, protein sciences, functional genomics and precise genome editing. Simon has extensive experience in cancer biology and medicine creation, and a track record of delivering new therapies through innovative collaboration models. Simon has led international functions, large multidisciplinary teams and major public-private alliances in drug discovery, next generation drug formats and early clinical research.