Ph.D.Sunesis: Investors and Media
...Duncan Walker Ph.D.Vice President, Discovery Biology
...Duncan Walker Ph.D. Vice President, Discovery Biology Dr. Walker joined Sunesis in September 2002 with ten years of experience in drug discovery at Glaxo Wellcome and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.Dr. Walker joined Hoffmann-La Roche in 1998, attaining the role of Vice President within the company's oncology division.While at Roche, Dr. Walker was Therapy Area Head of the Oncology Research department where he was involved in managing the worldwide portfolio of preclinical oncology programs from target selection to entry into the clinic.In addition, Dr. Walker was a member of the team that developed Roche's Oncology research strategy.Prior to this, from 1993 to 1998, Dr. Walker held several positions at Glaxo Wellcome Research, including Senior Research Investigator within the department of cancer biology, where he was involved in leading programs in cell cycle research.Dr. Walker
has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, primarily focused on oncology disease targets and potential treatments.Dr. Walker received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and B.S. degree in Molecular Biology from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.