David Fox, Vulpine Science and Learning
Following a PhD and post doc in chemistry, David joined Pfizer, Sandwich in 1993 as a medicinal chemistry team leader. During his career at Pfizer, he headed-up chemistry sections working in a range of therapeutic areas including Anti-Virals and Cardiovascular. He has been directly involved in the identification of eleven development candidates from eight mechanistic classes, including four Phase 2 compounds and is co-author of over 40 publications and reviews and a named inventor on 16 patents.
Between 2011-2016, David took-up a part-time role with the RSC as Industry Associate. David has also set-up a consultancy company Vulpine Science and Learning and he is currently the Wellcome Trust-funded Expert in Residence at the University of Birmingham. In addition, he delivers drug discovery teaching modules at the University of Birmingham and Imperial College London as well as workshops on employability with Bristol University and Canterbury Christchurch University.