Dr. Angus Macleod
Angus began his industrial career at Merck in 1984 at its Neuroscience Research Centre in the UK. At Merck, he was responsible for the management of multiple drug discovery programs leading to the nomination of pre-clinical drug candidates, and served on product development teams progressing compounds through to Phase I clinical trials. In 2006, he joined BioFocus, part of the Galapagos group, as head of Medicinal Chemistry and DMPK, and continued in a broader management role as Executive Director following acquisition by Charles River Laboratories in 2014. Angus has extensive experience across a wide range of therapeutic areas and drug target classes. He is co-author of more than 60 papers and an inventor on more than 70 patent applications. Angus studied Chemistry at the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he was awarded his Ph.D. He performed his post-doctoral research at the University of Manchester institute of Technology in the lab of Prof. Bob Ramage.