Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D.

Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry

EDUCATION
B.A., Chemistry, Oberlin College
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, M.I.T.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Merck
Constellation Pharmaceuticals

Jonathan’s Flare characteristics: Efficiency and productivity.

Jon is an experienced medicinal chemist, who is passionate about using organic chemistry to address the challenges of developing small molecule therapeutics.

He has contributed to medicinal chemistry programs across a broad range of target classes, including GPCRs, phosphodiesterases, epigenetic enzymes, and RNA sensors, to address therapeutic areas including oncology, neuroscience, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, and anti-virals.

Outside of work, Jon enjoys chess, woodworking, basketball, gardening, and spending time with his two boys Nathan and Asa, and his wife Kate.

WHAT MAKES YOU EXCITED TO ‘BRING IT’ EVERY DAY AT WORK?

It's really all about the team. I believe in this team.

WHAT SPARKED YOU TO JOIN FLARE?

This is a team of creative, driven, deep thinkers who can get things done and will be able to make important contributions to developing new medicines.

 

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