IDEA Pharma has taken on Partha Ghosh, and Peter Wootton (pictured) to its IDEAtion/medical investigator team, strengthening the clinical and regulatory design capability.

Ghosh used to be a director at Parexel Consulting with Wootton coming from his previous role as a medical affairs scientist at AstraZeneca.

Commenting on his new role, Wootton said: “I am excited to join such a dedicated company of intelligent individuals who are committed to change the way our industry thinks molecule by molecule and I look forward to combining clinical prowess with creative thinking - something our industry desperately needs.”