Naheed R. Mirza
Naheed R. Mirza is currently, VP, Director of CNS Integration at NeuroSearch, Denmark. Prior to this role, he held the position of the Director of the CNS Pharmacology at NeuroSearch for 8 years. In addition, he has companywide responsibility for the GABAA receptor field at NeuroSearch, overviewing and steering the strategy for 3 GABAA subtype selective programs from medicinal chemistry through to early clinical development up to PoC. Prior to joining NeuroSearch, he held a department Head position at Vernalis Ltd., UK, and held a scientific position at Reckitt & Colman, UK, working on nicotinic, 5-HT2C, adenosine A2A, imidazoline, and adrenergic receptor targets for CNS disorders. He obtained his Ph.D. degree at the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), University of London and Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK, and continued in a postdoctoral position at the IoP prior to joining Vernalis.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2011