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Bruce Roth

Vice President, Discovery Chemistry

"It is my desire to build a world-class discovery chemistry department that enables Genentech to help as many patients as possible."
  • 7
    years at Genentech
  • 9
    awards & honors

I joined Genentech in May 2007 to lead the Small Molecule Discovery Chemistry Department after 25 years at the Pfizer Ann Arbor site, the last seven as Vice President of Chemistry. I was attracted to Genentech because of its rich culture of scientific excellence and dedication to innovative, ground-breaking research driven by the needs of patients.

What I have seen at Genentech during my tenure is a real commitment to discovering and developing potential therapies for difficult, life-threatening diseases where medical need is high and often patients are desperate for new medical advances. This commitment is a distinguishing feature that attracted me to Genentech.

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