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Tim Heffron - Director, Principal Scientist, Discovery Chemistry

Tim Heffron

Director, Principal Scientist, Discovery Chemistry

"Each day we work to extend and improve lives."
Years at Genentech

I joined the Discovery Chemistry department at Genentech as a Medicinal Chemist in 2005 after completing my PhD in organic chemistry at MIT. I now lead interdisciplinary teams focused on the discovery of new drugs to extend and improve people’s lives.

Featured Publication

Discovery of Clinical Development Candidate GDC-0084, a Brain Penetrant Inhibitor of PI3K and mTOR.

ACS Med Chem Lett. 2016 Feb 16;7(4):351-6.

Heffron TP, Ndubaku CO, Salphati L, Alicke B, Cheong J, Drobnick J, Edgar K, Gould SE, Lee LB, Lesnick JD, Lewis C, Nonomiya J, Pang J, Plise EG, Sideris S, Wallin J, Wang L, Zhang X, Olivero AG.