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Medicinal Chemistry 3 Team

This team, originally Professor Keith Jones' and now overseen by Professor Raj Chopra, is investigating the use of drugs that can selectively kill cancer cells by inhibiting the biochemical pathways that drive particular cancers.

Team leader

Professor Rajesh Chopra

Professor Rajesh Chopra

Professor Rajesh Chopra is an experienced scientist and clinical leader who has discovered and developed novel cancer therapies, including molecularly targeted and cellular approaches. He is Head of the Division of Cancer Therapeutics and Director of the Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit, and his main areas of expertise are in haematological oncology, solid tumour biology, transplantation and cell therapies.