Professor Angela Russell named as ‘Rising Star’ in BioBusiness report

Date 4 November 2016

Congratulation to Professor Angela Russell who has been named as a ‘Rising Star’ in the BioBeat 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2016 report.

Professor Angela RussellReleased annually, the report celebrates 50 outstanding women entrepreneurs and business leaders who are recognised for their contributions to global health innovation.  Miranda Weston-Smith said that the report highlights those women who are  ‘transforming today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities’ and are inspirational  ‘pioneers who are setting the pace in laboratories, healthcare, entrepreneurial companies…’ among others.

Angela who is Bernard Taylor Fellow in Chemistry at St John’s College, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology at the University of Oxford and co-founder of OxStem Ltd said  ‘I am delighted to have been recognised in this report standing alongside some exceptional bioscience business leaders in the field.  Our research at OxStem has the potential to impact on the healthcare of millions worldwide with the approach of developing small molecule drugs in a wide range of therapeutic areas including cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and heart failure.  I hope that my nomination, together with the women featured in this report, helps to inspire the next generation of bioscience entrepreneurs’.

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