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Personal profile

Biography

A highly motivated, innovative and adaptable Project Leader with 20yrs experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech and academic settings. Has a logical approach, high attention to detail and delivers consistently high quality data. Is an adaptable and effective team player that thrives on new challenges. 

Research interests

G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Type 2 Diabetes

Metabolic Diseases

External positions

Scientist RDA, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (UK)

Nov 2008Dec 2012

Scientist GIDA, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (UK)

Apr 2006Nov 2008

Scientist, Asterand

Nov 2001Apr 2006

Cell Culture Technician, Unipath Ltd

Dec 1997Nov 2001

Microbiology Technician, Hazelwood Laboratories

Sep 1994Dec 1997

Keywords

  • G protein-coupled receptors
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Drug discovery

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Research Output 2006 2018

Comparative genotypic and phenotypic analysis of human peripheral blood monocytes and surrogate monocyte-like cell lines commonly used in metabolic disease research

Riddy, D. M., Goy, E., Delerive, P., Summers, R. J. & Langmead, C. J., 1 May 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, 19 p., e0197177.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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G protein–coupled receptors targeting insulin resistance, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Riddy, D. M., Delerive, P., Summers, R. J., Sexton, P. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Pharmacological Reviews. 70, 1, p. 39-67 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Discovery of Fevipiprant (NVP-QAW039), a Potent and Selective DP2 Receptor Antagonist for Treatment of Asthma

Sandham, D. A., Barker, L., Brown, L., Brown, Z., Budd, D., Charlton, S. J., Chatterjee, D., Cox, B. J., Dubois, G., Duggan, N., Hall, E., Hatto, J., Maas, J., Manini, J., Profit, R., Riddy, D., Ritchie, C., Sohal, B., Shaw, D., Stringer, R. & 8 othersSykes, D. A., Thomas, M. B., Turner, K. L., Watson, S. J., West, R., Willard, E., Williams, G. & Willis, J., 11 May 2017, In : A C S Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 8, 5, p. 582-586 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Isoform-specific biased agonism of histamine H3 receptor agonists

Riddy, D. M., Cook, A. E., Diepenhorst, N. A., Bosnyak, S., Brady, R., La Cour, C. M., Mocaer, E., Summers, R. J., Charman, W. N., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Feb 2017, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 91, 2, p. 87-99 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fevipiprant (QAW039), a slowly dissociating CRTh2 antagonist with the potential for improved clinical efficacy

Sykes, D. A., Bradley, M. E., Riddy, D. M., Willard, E., Reilly, J., Miah, A., Bauer, C., Watson, S. J., Sandham, D. A., Dubois, G. & Charlton, S. J., 1 May 2016, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 89, 5, p. 593-605 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

Best Student Poster Presentation Prize 2016

Darren Riddy (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Biodeterioration Centre Prize

Darren Riddy (Recipient), 2001

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Catalyst and Spot Awards

Darren Riddy (Recipient), 2008

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Novartis Prize for selected abstracts from younger members

Darren Riddy (Recipient), Dec 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2014 2019

  • 5 Peer review responsibility
  • 1 Contribution to conference

ACS Pharmacology and Translational Sciences (Journal)

Darren Riddy (Peer reviewer)
2019

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SLAS Discovery (Journal)

Darren Riddy (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

BMJ Open (Journal)

Darren Riddy (Peer reviewer)
2018

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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (Journal)

Darren Riddy (Peer reviewer)
2017

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British Journal of Pharmacology (Journal)

Darren Riddy (Peer reviewer)
2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility