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Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences


Toxicology Expert-in-Residence 


Dr Jon Lyon, GlaxoSmithKline, Scientific Director in Mechanistic Safety & Disposition and GSK Fellow

Dr Jon Lyon is the latest addition to the team of CATS experts in residence ( available to give advice to University of Cambridge staff.  Jon is an investigative toxicologist with extensive knowledge of the drug discovery and development process with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry after obtaining a PhD from Imperial College, London.  His specialist area is mitochondria and bioenergetics and he leads GSK’s Mitochondrial Network and has collaborations with academia including Cambridge.

Talk to Jon about:

  • Mitochondrial dysfunction in disease states and drug-induced toxicity
  • Application of technologies in drug discovery and development
  • Support for grant applications