Wendy Young, PhD, is the vice president of Small Molecule Discovery Chemistry at Genentech. Young’s work gives her the ability to develop effective medicines for patients with unmet medical needs.
“Drug discovery is a puzzle and it’s just so much fun meeting with my team members, my colleagues, working on the puzzle to build the best medicines possible,” she says.
In this video, she talks about her current projects, the challenges she faces each day in her field, her advice for young chemists and more.
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