Dr Mark Edwards, director of research at EMIG, has been appointed to the NIHR Medicines for Children Research Network Children’s Research Industry Group.

Mark is a medically-qualified and seasoned drug developer with over 20 years’ pharmaceutical R&D experience.

He has worked at all phases of clinical drug development across a wide variety of therapeutic areas, including orphan diseases.

He was a Global Clinical R&D Director and then Director of Science and Medical Public Affairs at Pfizer in Sandwich. Earlier in his career he was an NHS anaesthetist and intensive care doctor.