Dr. Tony Wood

Vice President and
Worldwide Head of Medicinal Chemistry
Pfizer Global Research and Development
United Kingdom

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Tony is currently Head of Worldwide Medicinal Chemistry for PGRD. He played a leading role in the discovery of Maraviroc for which he was awarded the RSC Malcolm Campbell Prize in 2005 and the ACS Heroes of Chemistry Prize in 2008 and was a co-recipient of the Prix Galien and Scrip Awards in 2008.  Tony received his BSc in 1987 and PhD in 1990 in Chemistry from Newcastle University before completing post-doctoral studies with Professor Steven Ley, FRS at Imperial College in London. Tony is an author or inventor on over 50 scientific publications and patents and has given invited lectures at a number of International Conferences on Medicinal Chemistry. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.