Patrick Y-s. LamPhD
Dr. Lam is a medicinal chemistry and drug discovery consultant. He currently collaborates with Blumberg scientists in terms of drug discovery and jointly supervises Blumberg chemistry postdocs and visiting scientists.
Dr. Lam has 30 years of extensive experience in innovation in structure-based drug design, ADME, focused libraries, molecular recognition and nucleic acid therapeutics to deliver biopharma clinical candidates with novel profiles. He is responsible for the discovery of a total of eight clinical candidates. At Bristol Myers Squibb, Dr. Lam was the group leader/co-inventor responsible for the discovery of Eliquis/Apixaban, a novel Factor Xa anticoagulant recently launched on the market.
In recent years, he has been involved with antivirals (HBV capsid, surface antigen, and cccDNA inhibitors, Dengue Fever inhibitors, HIV-DCSIGN blockers), antithrombotics (FXIa and FXa inhibitors as anticoagulants; P2Y1 and PAR4 antagonists as antiplatelet agents), a PCSK9 antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) therapeutics, prodrugs, and carbohydrates.
In the organic chemistry area, he is internationally known as the co-discoverer of the powerful copper-promoted Chan-Lam Coupling Reaction, a complementary reaction to the Nobel-prize winning Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reaction. Dr. Lam has authored 98 papers/reviews/book chapters, invented 36 patents/patent applications and presented 110 invited seminars worldwide.
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