Dr Stephen Hilton was appointed to a senior lectureship at UCL School of Pharmacy in July 2016. Prior to this, he was an RCUK Academic Fellowship in Cancer Chemotherapy at the London School of Pharmacy following his appointment in October 2008. He graduated in Chemistry with Management from King’s College London in 1996 which was followed by a PhD in Organic Chemistry at King’s College and at Kingston University under the supervision of Professor Keith Jones. Subsequently he worked as a postdoctoral researcher under Professor William Motherwell at University College London for 4 years. This was followed by a two year postdoctoral fellowship at The Institute of Cancer Research working with Professor Ted McDonald, Professor Keith Jones and Dr Ian Collins on a range of anticancer drug discovery projects.