Uwe Grether

F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland

Dr Uwe Grether received his Diploma degree in chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, where he subsequently earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry with Professor Herbert Waldmann in 2000. After that, he joined Professor James D. White’s group at Oregon State University for his postdoctoral research. In 2001, Dr Grether started at the Pharma Research and Early Development unit of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. in Basel, Switzerland. His research interests include medicinal chemistry, late-stage functionalization and chemical biology. He reached advanced stages up to phase 3 clinical trials with multiple new molecular entities and focuses on holistic approaches toward a clinical end-goal.