Dr Fiona Marshall

Dr Fiona Marshall


Dr Fiona Marshall FAcadMedSci FSB HonFBPhS



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Fiona Marshall is Fiona Marshall is President of Novartis Biomedical Research, the company’s innovation engine, where she leads roughly 5,400 scientists and other associates across six research sites dedicated to the discovery of high-value medicines for patients. Fiona has a BSc in biochemistry from Bath University and a PhD in neuroscience from Cambridge University. She has more than 25 years' experience in drug discovery including senior positions at MSD, Sosei Heptares and GSK. Fiona is recognised for her expertise in the field of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) and has published extensively in this area. Fiona is on the Board of Trustees of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the council of the Academy of Medical sciences and on advisory boards of the Crick Institute and the Wellcome Trust. She is chair of the MRC DPFS committee. She won the 2012 WISE Women of Outstanding Achievement for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the 2015 RSC Malcolm Campbell Award for chemistry.