speaker: Dr Fiona Marshall
(Founder, Director and CSO of Heptares)
room: Lecture Theatre
see also: additional details
host/contact: Dr Rona Ramsay
Dr Fiona Marshall is a vibrant scientist, winner of the 2012 Women of
Outstanding Achievement Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship -
Celebrating women who are creating significant change, making
discoveries, innovating processes, establishing new ventures and helping
the UK excel in science, engineering and technology.
Fiona set up her own drug discovery company with Malcolm Weir in 2006 to
develop new medicines for diseases of the brain and metabolism. She leads
a team of 60 scientists, has invented 7 patents, has authored over 50
scientific papers and Heptares has become one of the UK¹s brightest
start-ups, raising over $40m in venture capital.