Nick Cosford, Ph.D.
Nicholas Cosford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of Medicinal Chemistry
Dr. Nick Cosford directs the medicinal chemistry laboratory at Sanford-Burnham's La Jolla site.
Dr. Cosford was Project Manager for the CPCCG during the MLSCN Phase and is intimately familiar with the Network operations and goals.
He is a medicinal chemist with more than 15 years experience in hit-to-lead optimization, including 13 years in the biopharmaceutical sector.
At Sibia Neurosciences and Merck Research Laboratories
, Dr. Cosford
successfully led multiple projects from screening hits through to clinical candidates.
accomplishments to date have led to 19 issued patents, 25 patent applications pending and 44 peer reviewed publications.