Jeff Jerman

 Jeff Jerman
Jeff Jerman
Cellular Sciences Group Leader
Lifearc
Speaker

Presentations at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine

Wed20  Oct10:50am(10 mins)
Chairing:

Session: Screening Innovation to Enhance Drug Discovery - sponsored by Domainex
Room: Room 3A

Profile of Jeff Jerman

Jeff Jerman is the head of Cellular Sciences at LifeArc in the Therapeutics Discovery division.
Through in-house research and collaboration with a range of partners from industry, charities, universities and research organisations, LifeArc, a UK registered and self-funding medical charity, supports translational activities to deliver, medicines, diagnostics and technologies.
Jeff leads a group of biologists supporting early-phase preclinical drug discovery projects, encompassing a range of therapeutic areas and target classes. For both small molecules, therapeutic antibodies and other non-traditional modalities, his team are involved in reagent generation, assay development, high throughput screening (HTS), iterative compound profiling and later stage optimisation. Jeff is a Neuroscientist and Pharmacologist and his current research focusses on modulation of neuronal excitation and transmission, primarily for the treatment for Pain.
Prior to joining LifeArc in 2010, he spent >20 years as a Neuroscientist with GSK, supporting development of therapeutics for both Psychiatric and Neurodegenerative disease. Centred predominantly on GPCRs and Ion Channels, Jeff has led multidisciplinary teams employing high-end laboratory automation of HTS, as well as bespoke in-depth mechanistic interrogation. Most recently at LifeArc, he has a scientific advisory role on boards of companies (Seed) funded by LifeArc, progressing late stage clinal candidates to FTIH. He is an author on over 50 publications, including manuscripts, book chapters and patents.

Colleagues

Dr Itziar Areso
Analyst, OAG
LifeArc
Dr Preeti Bakrania
LifeArc
Dr Tim Chapman
Principal Scientist
LifeArc
Mr Finbar Gaffey
Associate Scientist
LifeArc
Dr Amelia Hallas-Potts
Analyst
LifeArc
Dr Katy Kettleborough
Head of Biology, Associate Director
LifeArc
Miss Molly Magarotto
Industrial Placement Student
LifeArc
Dr Harriet Mok
Analyst, Opportunity Assessment
LifeArc
Miss Jess Murby
Student
LifeArc
Dr David Pardoe
Head of Technology Development
LifeArc
Dr Sophie Ridewood
Opportunities Assessment Analyst
LifeArc
Miss Mae Taylor
IP Student
LifeArc
Dr Egle Vaitone
Scientist
LifeArc
Miss Francesca Webb
Industrial Placement Student
LifeArc
Dr Alice Webb
Scientist
Lifearc
Miss Francesca Webb
Industrial Placement Student
LifeArc
Dr Paul Wright
Principal Scientist
LifeArc

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