Professor Simon Ward

Sêr Cymru Professor in translational drug discovery at Cardiff University.

Professor Simon Ward is a medicinal chemist and an international expert with extensive experience at Glaxo SmithKline. The Cardiff University Translational Drug Discovery Centre was launched in March 2019. Its aim is to transform Wales’ ability to translate fundamental discoveries in disease processes into new drugs.

The Centre is led by Professor Ward, along with Professor John Atack