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Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 103–106 | Cite as

Guiding effective decisions: an interview with Matthew Segall, CEO of Optibrium

  • Wendy A. WarrEmail author
Warr’s Piece

Open image in new window Matt Segall has an M. Sc. in computation from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Cambridge. As Associate Director at Camitro (UK), ArQule Inc. and then Inpharmatica, he led a team developing predictive ADME models and state-of-the-art, intuitive, decision-support and visualization tools for drug discovery. In January 2006, he became responsible for management of Inpharmatica’s ADME business, including experimental ADME services and the StarDrop [1] software platform. Following acquisition of Inpharmatica, Matt became Senior Director responsible for BioFocus’s ADMET division and in 2009 led a management buyout of the StarDrop business to found Optibrium.

Interview

WAW:

Optibrium has been here at this very attractive science park (IQ Cambridge) for about 18 months now. Whats the history?

MS:

Ed Champness (our CSO) and I founded Optibrium in 2009 as a spin-out of BioFocus. We had been responsible for the development...

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Theoretical Physic Drug Discovery Activity Relationship Structure Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wendy Warr & AssociatesCheshireUK

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