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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 ( 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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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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