Philippe Coassolo is a Pharmacist. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1978 at the University of Marseilles, Marseilles, France with the topic "Thermodynamics of plasma protein binding." He joined Roche France in September 1979 then Roche Basel (Switzerland) in November 1987. Coassolo occupied various positions as Lab Head, Project Leader, Group Head, and Department Head (since February 2005). He is currently leading a function called "early ADME" whose major mission is to partner chemistry with biology to optimize NMEs with respect to DMPK and PKPD properties; in that role, they cover all discovery projects at Roche Pharma (mainly small molecules) from target assessment to dose-range-finding tox.
Biography Updated on 12 April 2011