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Personal Statement

Dr Geoff Coxon is a lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry. After receiving his PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and a short term industry, he moved SIPBS where he set up his research group in the discovery and development of new agents to treat tuberculosis. He is the co-founder and Deputy Leader of TB Drug Discovery UK (www.tbd-uk.org.uk). In this role he works with fellow scientists and clinicians, UK government policy makers and advocates with the goal of strengthening scientific research across all areas of TB drug development as a key part of the UK response in the global eradiation of the disease.

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Projects 2005 2012

Research Output 2003 2014

11 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of triterpenes and new phenolic lipids in Cameroonian propolis

Kardar, M. N., Zhang, T., Coxon, G. D., Watson, D. G., Fearnley, J. & Seidel, V., 1 Oct 2014, In : Phytochemistry. 106, p. 156-163 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Propolis
Triterpenes
propolis
triterpenoids
Lipids
33 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, antitubercular activity and mechanism of resistance of highly effective thiacetazone analogues

Coxon, G., Craig, D., Corrales, R. M., Vialla, E., Gannoun-Zaki, L. & Kremer, L., 3 Jan 2013, In : PLOS One. 8, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., e53162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Thioacetazone
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
resistance mechanisms
Mycolic Acids
drugs

Prizes

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Activities 2008 2009

  • 2 Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

Gordon Research conference on TB Drug Development

Geoffrey Coxon (Keynote/plenary speaker)
Aug 2009

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

International Symposium on Tuberculosis , India

Geoffrey Coxon (Keynote/plenary speaker)
Jan 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences