stewartDr Stewart Kirton joined the academic team at the School of Pharmacy in November 2008.   Prior to this he spent seven years working as a research scientist for a number of pharmaceutical companies, specialising in computer-aided drug design and development.

Dr Kirton is interested in exposing students to the computational methods and techniques which help underpin modern drug discovery projects, and hopes it will give them an understanding of how the medicines they deal with on a day-to-day basis originate.

He holds a PhD in Chemistry.

More information about Dr Stewart Kirton can be found at:

http://researchprofiles.herts.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/stewart-kirton(c7b6311f-c27a-4e94-a871-a2ab5605229d)/expertise.html