Dr Patrick Vallance

GSK’s President of Pharmaceutical R&D discusses the challenges of discovering new medicines on BBC Radio 4

Patrick Vallance is something of a rare breed: a game-keeper turned poacher; an academic who's moved over into industry. And not just any industry, but the pharmaceutical industry.

Patrick Vallance, GSK’s President of Pharmaceuticals R&D talks to Professor Jim Al-Khalili on BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific about his medical and scientific career, the challenges of discovering new medicines and the research underway at GSK (Original air date: November 2015).

This interview first aired on BBC Radio 4.

Listen to the interview (mp3).