Dr Ken Beresford

Job: Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 250 6356

E: kberesford@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk/hls


Research interests/expertise

  • Medicinal chemistry 
  • Cancer drug discovery
  • Organic synthesis
  • Setreoselective reactions

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (1999)
  • Chartered chemist (1999)

Current research students

  • Tarun Chawla, PhD, 2nd Supervisor
  • Supriya Shripad Kaduskar, PhD, 2nd Supervisor
  • Saeed Ur-Rashid Nazir, PhD, 2nd Supervisor
  • Ghassan Sonji, PhD, 2nd Supervisor

Internally funded research project information

  • DMU PhD Studentship - Synthesis of CYP1 activated anticancer prodrugs, Avninder Bhambra
  • DMU PhD Studentship - Synthesis of CYP1 activated anticancer prodrugs, Ketan Ruparelia

Published patents

WO/2009/146910, 4, 6-IPHENYLPYRID-2-0NES against cancer.

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