ESR5 – Stephen Croke (EDI)

Background: Chemistry, Drug discovery, Assay development

Profile: Stephen grew up in Dublin. He studied Medicinal Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin, where he undertook a final year research project into developing DNA FIT-probes. He then went on to continue his studies at Imperial College London where he completed an MRes in Drug Discovery and Development. During his time there he worked on the development of novel therapies for ER+ breast cancer. He joined the Unciti-Broceta lab as a MSCA fellow under the THERACAT project, to focus on the develop Cu-activatable precursors of bioactive small molecules for cancer therapy

ETN Topic: Prodrug design and synthesis