Deputy Research Manager - Cluster 1

Shaun Cochrane has worked in both academia and industry and across the pharmaceutical development pathway from basic research through to product manufacture. After carrying out post-doctoral research on the human GnRH receptor, he went on to complete an MBA and was subsequently
appointed Chief Executive Officer of Genius Biotherapeutics.

The company’s core focus was on the manufacture and sale of biologicals and R&D into personalised therapies using dendritic cells. He then worked for the South African Heart and Stroke Foundation collaborating with large multi-nationals to raise awareness of heart disease amongst the South African population. Shaun was then appointed Assistant Professor at a University in Saudi Arabia where his research focused on patient adherence to treatment regimens for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Shaun Cochrane is now the Advanced Therapies and Experimental Medicine Deputy Research Manager at the NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ BRC.