Our experts

Leadership team

Our goal is to deliver an outstanding customer experience through our passion for ion channel drug discovery. We are focused on quality and attention to detail. We seek out and act upon feedback, enabling us to continue to improve as a company.

The Metrion Biosciences Management Team have extensive, varied and proven ion channel expertise. This includes academic training in leading international labs such as Trinity, UCL, Imperial, Cambridge, Baylor, UCSF, and Yale.

They have together over 100 years of accumulated manual and automated patch clamp experience and are named inventors on over 30 composition of matter patents.

Cumulatively, the team has been awarded over £10M in ion channel R&D grants (UK, EU) and has an impressive and extensive industry drug discovery and development track record. Successful delivery of discovery, preclinical and clinical stage ion channel modulators.

Their broad range of experience at UK, EU, and US biotech, CRO, and pharma companies, including AstraZeneca, BioFocus/Charles River Discovery, Exelixis, Ionix, Merck, NeuroSolutions, Parke Davis, Pfizer, Wyeth, and Xention this gives them a unique perspective on the requirements of the drug discovery market.

Marc Rogers PhD Chief Scientific Officer

Marc Rogers PhD

Founding Director and Chief Scientific Officer

Nick Foster

Nick Foster BSc

Chief Commercial Officer

Rob Kirby PhD

Rob Kirby PhD

Head of Client Research Services

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Rory Curtis

VP, US Commercial Operations

Eddy Stevens PhD

Eddy Stevens PhD

Head of Drug Discovery

Andrew Lightfoot PhD

Andrew Lightfoot PhD

Head of Medicinal Chemistry and Discovery Funding

John Ridley PhD

John Ridley PhD

Business and Strategic Partnerships Executive

Tony Rush PhD 1

Tony Rush PhD

Group Leader, Neuroscience

Sophie Rose PhD

Sophie Rose PhD

Sales and Marketing Manager

Anca Haralambie

Anca Haralambie

Business Development Executive

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What are your specific ion channel and assay needs?

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your specific assay requirements, we will put you directly in touch with a member of our scientific team. Contact us today to discover more.