Helen Murray Free Lecture

2015 Helen Murray Free Lecture – Dr. Ned Heindel

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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Dr. Ned Heindel
S. Bunn Chair Professor of Chemistry
Lehigh University


11:00 AM –   Technical Lecture: “A New Class of Neuropharmaceuticals for Depression and Anger Management.”

7:30 PM –  Public Lecture: “Who is doing “discovery research” in 2015?”


Ned D. Heindel is the H. S. Bunn Chair Professor of Chemistry at Lehigh University and a consultant on drug development for Azevan Pharmaceuticals. Ned has graduated 40 doctoral students most of whom have entered academia or the health care industry. He has engaged in contract R&D for Astra-Zeneca, Air Products, BMS, Merck, J&J, and Dupont as well as for eight venture capital start-up firms. At Lehigh, Ned teaches general chem, organic, med chem, and organic mechanisms along with three web-mounted graduate courses in a Distance Education program. Ned is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College (BS-1959), the University of Delaware (PhD-1963), and Princeton University (postdoc-1964). He taught at the University of Delaware, Marshall University, and Ohio University before joining the faculty of Lehigh University.  He served as the President of the American Chemical Society in 1994.