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Eddie Wood, PhD

Senior Research Director

“This is an incredible time to be involved in oncology drug discovery. At no other time in my career have I seen so many different therapeutic approaches converging to improve the outcome for Cancer patients. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to help our clients progress their discovery programs.”

- Eddie Wood, PhD

Eddie Wood received his PhD in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His thesis work focused on the biochemistry and genetics of DNA metabolism in E. coli with a focus on DNA helicase enzymes. He continued training as an American Cancer Society post-doctoral research fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and served as Department Head of Biological Sciences at GlaxoSmithKline as well as Head of Biology at Meryx Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Wood is currently a Senior Research Director at Charles River Discovery in Morrisville, NC. He works with clients and Charles River scientists to design, execute, and interpret experiments using in vitro and in vivo models of cancer.

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