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Grant Wishart, PhD

Director of CADD and Structural Biology

Grant Wishart joined Charles River in 2011 and directs the CADD and Structural Biology groups which provide computational chemistry, structural biology, biophysics, and protein production services across drug discovery programmes from hit identification to lead optimization.

Prior to joining Charles River, Grant worked for 10 years as a computational chemist in the computational medicinal chemistry group of Organon, Schering-Plough, and MSD where he contributed to numerous CNS projects in the areas of pain, depression, and psychiatry. After completion of his doctoral studies in modelling 5-HT receptors, Grant spent four years in the drug discovery group at the Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research at University College in London. Grant is a co-inventor of 17 patent applications and co-author of 31 peer-reviewed publications.