Leon van BerkomGroup Leader Medicinal Chemistry

Leon van Berkom received his Ph.D. in organic synthesis in 2004 from the University of Nijmegen. Immediately thereafter he joined Mercachem BV as a senior scientist. Since then he has been leading multiple projects for small, midsize and large pharmaceutical companies and worked in Lead Generation and Lead Optimization on numerous target classes in a number of different disease areas. He currently holds the position of senior group leader at Mercachem BV and joined SumiQ Therapeutics BV in January 2017.