Thierry Langer holds an MSc degree in Pharmacy (1988) and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (1991) from University of Vienna. He began his academic career at Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck in 1992 after completing a post doctoral fellowship at the Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France with Prof. C.-G. Wermuth. In 1997, he was appointed Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at University of Innsbruck. In 2003, with colleagues, he founded the company Inte:Ligand GmbH which develops scientific software for computer aided molecular design, and served as the CEO until 2008. Then he was appointed CEO of Prestwick Chemical, Inc., a world renown contract research organization specialized in medicinal chemistry services, located in Strasbourg, France. Under his leadership, several drug discovery programs in different research target sectors successfully progressed into pre-clinical and clinical development. In 2013, he was nominated full professor for medicinal chemistry at University of Vienna, where he currently heads the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Faculty of Life Sciences.


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