Dr Phil Jewsbury


Position: Senior Project Director
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Research description

Project leader with extensive experience in Oncology drug discovery and development, leading teams to translate pre-clinical candidate drugs to proof-of-concept Phase 2 trials.

Currently a Senior Project Director in AstraZeneca Oncology accountable for all aspects of project leadership, including development and delivery of strategic goals, securing investment, leading cross-functional teams and engaging with external partners.

Leadership role in developing & delivering AstraZeneca's lung cancer strategy, including TAGRISSO, and the DNA Damage Response pipeline AZD1775, AZD6738 & AZD0156.

Specialties: Oncology drug discovery and development; lead generation and optimisation; early clinical development; project and portfolio leadership; lung cancer; DNA damage response

Research Programme or Virtual Institute
Thoracic Cancer