Professor Andrew Westwell

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine & Mathematics

Specialist Subject(s): Chemistry - Medicinal

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry & Independent Board Member, Velindre University NHS Trust, Cardiff University

Professor Westwell’s research interests centre on preclinical targeted cancer drug discovery. Work on the discovery of a novel Bcl3 inhibitor, in collaboration with industry partners, has progressed into advanced preclinical development and was recognised by Cardiff University’s Innovation in Healthcare award (2016). Research achievements are documented in more than170 international journal publications and five international patent filings during his career.