John Kemp, PhD

John Kemp is currently the CSO of Syndesi Therapeutics. Former roles include Head of Neuroscience Discovery at Janssen, Belgium, and CEO of Evotec Neurosciences, which was spun-out from Evotec and raised a €25m Series A in 2004. Before joining Evotec, John was SVP and Head of CNS Research at Roche and he also held senior research positions in Neuroscience R&D at Merck Sharpe and Dohme. John has published over 140 peer reviewed articles, was an original member of ISI’s Most Highly Cited Researcher Database, and has an h-index of 74.