Simon Blake

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Simon Blake

Simon Blake

Senior Director, Scientific Licensing

Janssen

Why I'm a JPAL

Hopefully my experiences in the industry will help the next generation of innovators to bring new solutions to patients.

Bio

20+ years pharmaceutical drug discovery experience in inflammatory, autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases (both small and large molecule). Spent last 8 years in business development for the Immunology Therapeutic Area

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“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to." "I don't much care where –" "Then it doesn't matter which way you go.”

Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Fun fact:

This ones for fans of cricket. I once caught Ian (Beefy) Botham out at a charity cricket match.