Dr Iain Walters

Iain joined Sygnature in January 2011 from an Associate Principal Scientist role at AstraZeneca Charnwood, where he worked for 17 years in the medicinal chemistry department.

His career has encompassed a wide range of drug discovery activities, from lead generation library construction through hit-to-lead campaigns to lead optimisation programmes. He has extensive experience of inhaled and oral drug discovery projects, which have involved various GPCR, enzyme, ion channel and nuclear hormone receptor targets. Iain has progressed several compounds into clinical development. He has a BA (Hons) in chemistry and a DPhil in synthetic organic chemistry from Oxford University, and a BSc (Open) in physics from the Open University.