Director of Chemistry
South San Francisco, California
Tim Heffron is Director and Principal Scientist in the Discovery Chemistry department at Genentech were he oversees the chemistry strategy for the Oncology and Cancer Immunology portfolio of small molecule discovery programs. Tim has contributed to many small molecule drug discovery programs leading to the discovery of numerous Clinical Development Candidates (including taselisib and paxalisib). Tim’s expertise spans small molecule therapeutics for oncology, neurology, and ophthalmic indications. Tim has a particular interest in neuro-oncology. Tim is the co-author of more than 50 publications or issued patents and was the recipient of the David Robertson Award from the American Chemical Society for seminal contributions to the field of medicinal chemistry. Tim received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Yale University and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from MIT.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM ET