LifeArc has appointed Juan Carlos Lopez, founder of Haystack Science, to assist their business development activity in North America on a part-time basis.

Juan will identify and meet Principal Investigators with the aim of finding early stage collaborative drug discovery projects, both small molecule and antibodies, that can be progressed in LifeArc’s labs. As a medical research charity, LifeArc helps scientists turn their research into treatments and diagnostics for patients.

Juan Carlos Lopez’s previous roles include Global Head of Academic Relations and Collaborations at Roche and Chief Editor, Nature Medicine.