Peter Nussbaumer

Managing Director at Lead Discovery Center GmbH, Dortmund, Germany

 Anniversary brochure contribution by Peter Nussbaumer


Peter Nussbaumer has more than 20 years' industry experience and drug discovery expertise. Before joining the LDC, he held various positions in the area of medicinal chemistry with Sandoz and Novartis, most recently as Executive Director and Senior Unit Head of Chemistry at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research. He lead-managed a broad range of drug discovery projects and gained extensive experience in coordinating interdisciplinary and international project teams. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, is co-inventor of a number of patent applications and holds a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Technology, Vienna, Austria.


Main research fields:

Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Preclinical Pharmaceutical Development