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Top-level library design award

Posted on 23 October 2017

Dr Will Unsworth, Leverhulme Trust Early career Research Fellow has been awarded the highest monetary incentive from the European Lead Factory.

Will Unsworth

He received the award for the library he designed based on cyclic peptide mimetics.

Will said “For a relatively new research group such as ours, the European Lead Factory represents a fantastic opportunity to see the molecules prepared in our synthetic projects make a genuine impact in medicinal chemistry.”

“To know that our products may one day contribute to addressing some of society's major health problems like cancer or antimicrobial resistance, is extremely satisfying and exciting.”

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