Job: Lecturer in Biological Chemistry and Cheminformatics
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy
Research group(s): Chemistry for Health
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: +44 116257 7631
Philippe is a Lecturer in Biological Chemistry and Cheminformatics in the Leicester School of Pharmacy at De Montfort University. Achieving First Class Honours in an Undergraduate Masters of Chemistry at the University of Bath, he progressed to complete a Ph.D under the supervision of Professor Ian H. Williams within the Computational Chemistry Section at Bath.
His work focussing on isotope effect calculations and the link between models and supramolecular systems, Philippe moved to DMU to further develop the theory and basis of contemporary isotope effect calculations. Working with groups across the UK and Europe, the Computational Biochemistry section at DMU is swiftly progressing, with work ranging from in depth electronic structure theory, through to biomineralisation and nucleation processes.
Philippe is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, and regularly attends conferences across the UK and EU to present novel and innovative research. In 2017, Philippe was elected by Council vote to serve as a Member of the Royal Society of Biology. Additionally, he has been elected as a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London; the world's oldest extant biological institution.
In 2018 Philippe was named as one of the top 30 Scientists under 30 in Europe by the prestigious Forbes Magazine.
To see a full list of Philippe's publications and outputs please click here.
Biological Chemistry and Cheminformatics
We have recently been working together with our collaborators in the Grootveld group, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Scheme and Low Field NMR manufacturer, Magritek, for the early detection of metabolic conditions through Low field NMR. This has led to significant publicity in the press:
Pioneering technology for the detection of diseases arrives at DMU
Innovative technology could predict diabetes 10 years before diagnosis
Dutch News Story
EU Medical Group News Story
FORBES 30 Under 30 Award
30 Under 30 honorees are judged on leadership and disruption; entrepreneurial mind-set and results; and the likelihood of changing their field over the next half-century. To qualify for the list, honorees must have a strong connection to Europe. Their connection to the continent is determined through citizenship, birth or residence.
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