Jamie Bilsland

DDF Discovery

Jamie is a neuroscientist with over 25 years experience, spanning large pharma companies, academic drug discovery and biotechnology companies.

He joined DDF Discovery in 2019 as CSO of AstronauTx, a DDF funded company focussed on astrocyte biology. Prior to that he was Head of Neurodegeneration Biology at the Alzheimer’s Research UK funded Drug Discovery Institute at University College London. He spent 22 years working in the pharmaceutical industry at Merck and Pfizer with a focus on neurodegeneration and pain, and worked at C4X Discovery, a small biotech company with a neurodegeneration genetics platform. He has drug discovery expertise spanning early exploratory and target validation through to early development.

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