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chemist , consultant

Stuart John Mickel, British chemist, consultant. Achievements include development of synthesis of a complex natural product on a kilogram scale; patents for novel compounds for use as antidepressants, anxyloitics, anti-epileptics; patents for novel organic compounds and processes for their synthesis.

Background

Mickel, Stuart John was born on March 19, 1951 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of John Simpson and Christian Mickel.

Education

Bachelor of Science 1st class, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bath, England, 1982.

Career

Laboratory technician Medical Research Council, Edinburgh, 1968—1972, Children's Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, 1972—1975. Postdoctoral fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982—1983. Research chemist Ciba-Geigy Central Research, Manchester, England, 1983—1988, Ciba-Geigy Pharma AG, Basel, 1988—1996.

Senior fellow Novartis Pharma AG, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of synthesis of a complex natural product on a kilogram scale. Patents for novel compounds for use as antidepressants, anxyloitics, anti-epileptics. Patents for novel organic compounds and processes for their synthesis.

Connections

Married Judy Yard, August 3, 1983. Children: Gordon, Kristina, David.

father:
John Simpson

mother:
Christian Mickel

spouse:
Judy Yard

children:
Gordon Mickel

Kristina Mickel

David Mickel