Dr Jeff Mitchell

Head, NDDC
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Dr Jeff Mitchell is an accomplished scientist and executive who currently serves as the Head of the National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) at WEHI. He is a medicinal chemist with specialist expertise in screening library design, and holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne.

With more than two decades of experience in drug discovery and development, Jeff has led numerous successful projects aimed at advancing novel therapies for a wide range of diseases. Since its establishment in 2020, the NDDC has become a leading centre for drug discovery in Australia, with a focus on innovative approaches and cutting-edge technologies. The Centre paves the way for the development of new drugs with the potential to significantly improve patient outcomes and advance our understanding of human health.

For more information visit the National Drug Discovery Centre website.

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