Jonathan Baell, PhD

Dr. Baell is a professor or Medicinal Chemist at Monash University (Australia) whose research is focused on the discovery of new medicines for treating diseases with an unmet medical need. A proven record of undertaking original research with a total of 120 publications and patents. He is published in top-ranked journals in the field (e.g. 12 in Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Nature Chemical Biology,Nature). He has 40 granted patents listed in www.lens.org.

He has won a national award for my discovery of a new class of potential multiple sclerosis therapeutics. Additionally he has achieved successful outcomes in a diverse array of drug discovery arenas, from rational design of peptidomimetics to heterocyclic drug discovery.

For the period 2012-16, Dr. Baell is Chief InvestIgator on competitive grants that currently are totalling $4.73M. In addition, he has been awarded a prestigious NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship for the period 2012-2016. In 2011 and elected as the Australian representative to the Board of Directors for the Inaugural International Chemical Biology Society and appointed Chair of Membership.