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Arron Hearn
Group Leader, Protein Engineering at Abzena


Arron is involved in antibody humanisation and protein deimmunisation projects with emphasis on protein interactions and affinity determination.

Arron obtained his PhD in Biochemistry at The University of Bristol, before moving to the Department of Pathology at the University of Massachusetts, as a post-doctoral researcher. He subsequently worked at Medimmune in the department of antibody development and protein engineering.

Arron joined Antitope (now Abzena) in 2013 as a Research Manager and is now a Group Leader. Arron has been named on a number of patent applications based on the work he, and the team, has carried out on the development of biopharmaceuticals

Agenda Sessions

  • Developability: Evaluating Specificity, Immunogenicity, Functionality, and Manufacturability for Lead Candidate Selection