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Work Experience

Associate director, medicinal chemistry

Acerta Pharma

January 2019 - Present

Senior Scientist


June 2015 - January 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Antwerp

September 2014 - February 2015

Senior Scientist

Karus Therapeutics Ltd

April 2013 - March 2014

Senior Scientist

Karus Therapeutics

March 2013 - March 2014

Research Scientist II

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd

January 2008 - March 2013

Research Scientist II

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

December 2007 - March 2013

Senior Scientist

BioFocus DPI plc

October 2005 - January 2008

Senior Scientist

Biofocus DPI

August 2005 - December 2007

Laboratory Teaching Assistant

University of Manchester

August 2002 - August 2005


Biofocus Plc

August 2000 - August 2002


PhD Organic Chemistry (Chemistry)

University of Manchester

September 2002 - January 2006

MChem Chemistry (Chemistry)

University of Manchester

September 1996 - July 2000

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Charrier, J.-D., Durrant, S.J., Golec, J.M.C., Kay, D.P., Knegtel, R.M.A., MacCormick, S., Mortimore, M., O'Donnell, M.E., Pinder, J.L., Reaper, P.M., et al.(2011). Discovery of Potent and Selective Inhibitors of Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated and Rad3 Related (ATR) Protein Kinase as Potential Anticancer Agents . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 54. (7). p. 2320-2330.
Carey, J.S., MacCormick, S., Stanway, S.J., Teerawutgulrag, A., Thomas, E.J.(2011). Effective 1,5-, 1,6- and 1,7-remote stereocontrol in reactions of alkoxy- and hydroxy-substituted allylstannanes with aldehydes . Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 9. (10). p. 3896-3919.
Reaper, P.M., Griffiths, M.R., Long, J.M., Charrier, J.-D., MacCormick, S., Charlton, P.A., Golec, J.M.C., Pollard, J.R.(2011). Selective killing of ATM- or p53-deficient cancer cells through inhibition of ATR . Nature Chemical Biology. 7. (7). p. 428-430.
Somhairle MacCormick, Eric J. Thomas(2006). Remote Stereocontrol Using (E)-6-Hydroxy-4-methylhex-2-enyl(tri-n-butyl)stannane . {ChemInform}. 37. (32). Wiley-Blackwell
MacCormick, S., Thomas, E.J.(2006). Remote stereocontrol using (E)-6-hydroxy-4-methylhex-2-enyl(tri-n-butyl) stannane . Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 691. (8). p. 1437-1440.
Ball, M., Bradshaw, B.J., Dumeunier, R., Gregson, T.J., MacCormick, S., Omori, H., Thomas, E.J.(2006). A preliminary evaluation of a metathesis approach to bryostatins . Tetrahedron Letters. 47. (13). p. 2223-2227.
Somhairle MacCormick, Matthew Ball, Anne Baron, Benjamin Bradshaw, Hiroki Omori, Eric J. Thomas(2005). A Stereoselective Synthesis of the C(1)?C(16) Fragment (I) of the Bryostatins . {ChemInform}. 36. (10). Wiley-Blackwell
Ball, M., Baron, A., Bradshaw, B., Omori, H., MacCormick, S., Thomas, E.J.(2004). A stereoselective synthesis of the C(1)-C(16) fragment of the bryostatins . Tetrahedron Letters. 45. (47). p. 8737-8740.