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Pharmaceutical company executive

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.


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.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


  • Other Interests

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


Married Gillian Cornelia Ockford, August 29, 1970. Children: Andrew Jonathan, Sarah Louise.

Leonard Reginald Horwell

Gladys Winifred (Walling) Horwell

Gillian Cornelia Ockford

Andrew Jonathan Horwell

Sarah Louise Horwell