Herbert Waldmann is a Research Advisor in Medicinal Chemistry. Herbert is currently Director at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology Dortmund and Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Dortmund. His research interests lie in the synthesis of signal transduction modulators and the synthesis of natural product inspired compound libraries and their biological evaluation. Herbert is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Max Bergmann Medal, the GSK Award on Chemical Biology and the Emil-Fischer-Medal.
Herbert received his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry at the University of Mainz and after a postdoctoral appointment at Harvard University, he completed his habilitation at the University of Mainz.