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John Gilmer receives visiting Professorship in Pharmacy and Medicinal Chemistry at the The Julius-Maximilians-Universitat, Wurzburg, Germany

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences would like to congratulate Asst. Prof. John Gilmer on receiving this distinguished appointment to visiting Professorship.

In August 2014, John Gilmer was appointed visiting professor in medicinal chemistry at Wurzburg’s Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy. This prestigious appointment is a part of the Wurzburg University internationalization of teaching and research program which involves stiff competition based on excellence in research and teaching.  John will travel to Wurzburg to give lectures on medicinal chemistry to pharmacy undergraduate and postgraduate classes. He will also give research lectures to the faculty and develop research and educational links with TCD.

John Gilmer joined the staff of the School of Pharmacy TCD in 1997 to contribute to research and teaching in the area of pharmaceutical chemistry. John is a medicinal chemist with research interests in disease mechanisms and prevention in the liver-intestinal system. In 2009 he cofounded the Pharmaceutical R&D company Solvotrin Therapeutics which is based in Little Island in Cork.