Bill Wuest has been recognized with the 2020 David W. Robertson Award from the American Chemical Society.
The David W. Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, supported by Pfizer, Inc., is in memory of David W. Robertson, a widely respected, highly successful and creative medicinal chemist. The award, given in even-numbered years, is intended to recognize seminal contributions by young scientists to medicinal chemistry. Nominees, who must be age 40 or younger at the time of nomination, can be employed in academia, industry, government or by a private research organization and must be engaged in the research of biologically active substances. The nominee must have had a primary role in the discovery of a novel therapeutic agent(s), target(s), theoretical concept(s) in medicinal chemistry or drug discovery, and/or made a significant scientific discovery that enhances the field of medicinal chemistry.