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David Christopher Horwell

David Christopher Horwell, British pharmaceutical company executive. Recipient Chairman Distinguished Science Achievement award Warner-Lambert, 1990, award for medicinal chemistry Royal Society Chemistry, 1998; Distinguished Research fellow Warner-Lambert, 1996. Fellow Royal Society Chemistry, New York Academy of Sciences.


  • Horwell, David Christopher was born on June 6, 1945 in Exeter, England. Son of Leonard Reginald and Gladys Winifred (Walling) Horwell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, London University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Leicester University, England, 1970.


    • Laboratory assistant ICI Pharmaceutical, Welwyn, England, 1962-1963, Cheshire, England, 1963-1964. Research postdoctoral science National Research Center Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1970-1971, University Gainesville, Florida, 1971-1972, Imperial College, London, 1972. Research science Eli Lilly, Windlesham, England, 1973-1982.

      Director chemistry Parke-Davis, Cambridge, England, since 1982, senior director England, since 1992, distinguished research fellow England, 1996. Visiting professor University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1987-1998, University Hertforshire, since 1993. Speaker in field.


    • Consultant editor Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, since 1991, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, since 1992. Member editorial board Journal Peptide Research, 1997. Contributor articles to science journals.


    Fellow Royal Society Chemistry, New York Academy of Sciences.



    Travel, skiing, golf, music, science, food and wine.


    • Married Gillian Cornelia Ockford, August 29, 1970. Children: Andrew Jonathan, Sarah Louise.
    • father: Leonard Reginald Horwell
    • mother: Gladys Winifred (Walling) Horwell
    • spouse: Gillian Cornelia Ockford
    • children: Andrew Jonathan Horwell
    • Sarah Louise Horwell
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    Born June 6, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1967
      London University
    • 1970
      Leicester University
    • 1962 - 1963
      Laboratory assistant, ICI Pharmaceutical
      Welwyn, Hertford, United Kingdom
    • 1963 - 1964
      Laboratory assistant, ICI Pharmaceutical
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      research postdoctoral science National Research Center Canada
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      research postdoctoral science National Research Center Canada
      Florida, United States
    • 1972
      research postdoctoral science National Research Center Canada
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1973 - 1982
      research science Eli Lilly
      Windlesham, Surrey, United Kingdom
    • 1982
      director, chemistry Parke-Davis
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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