Rogier C. Buijsman, PhD, is managing director of the Netherlands Translational Research Center B.V. (NTRC) and leads the chemistry department at NTRC. Dr. Buijsman established NTRC together with his colleague Dr. Guido Zaman to leverage their combined expertise and capabilities in early drug discovery. Previously, Dr. Buijsman was group leader Medicinal Chemistry at N.V. Organon; section head of Medicinal Chemistry Lead Finding at N.V. Organon; section head of Medicinal Chemistry Lead Finding at Schering-Plough; and section head of Medicinal Chemistry Immunology at Merck Sharp and Dohme.
Dr. Buijsman has more than 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical drug discovery. Under his supervision many discovery projects progressed through the discovery pipeline of Organon, Schering-Plough and Merck Inc. Dr. Buijsman received his PhD in synthetic organic chemistry from Leiden University, the Netherlands.