Jonathan Young
Position: Head of Human Therapeutics
Department: Technology Commercialization
Phone: 608.960.9855
Credentials:
B.S. Chemistry (University of Minnesota-Duluth); Ph.D. Organometallic Chemistry (Michigan State); more than 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including leadership positions at large pharma and biotech companies.
Responsibilities:
Builds drug discovery capabilities, from assay development to small animal toxicity studies, utilizing both capabilities existing on campus as well as external resources; optimizes the molecular specificity and drug-like properties of lead candidates to lower the risk and improve the value proposition of select assets in WARF’s therapeutics portfolio for prospective licensing and commercialization partners.

Assistant:

Lori Allen