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The Emergence of Biochemistry-Based Personalised Medicine

The Emergence of Biochemistry-Based Personalised Medicine

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A lecture from Professor Ian Wilson of Imperial College, London for the Department of Medical Science at University Centre Shrewsbury. 

Professor Ian Wilson holds the Chair in Drug Metabolism and Molecular Toxicology at Imperial College.

Ian trained as a biochemist at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, going on to a PhD at Keele University on insect moulting hormones.

After this he worked in the Pharmaceutical industry, most recently as a Senior Principal Scientist in the Department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics at the AstraZeneca Research site at Alderley Park in Cheshire (UK), joining Imperial College in 2012. He is the author, or co-author, of some 480 papers or reviews, and has received a number of awards in separation and analytical science from the Royal Society of Chemistry, including the Gold Medal of the Analytical Division (2005) and the Knox Medal of the RSC Separation Science Group (2012). 

His current research is directed towards the development of hyphenated techniques in chromatography and their application to problems in drug metabolism, toxicology and metabonomics.

Introduced by Dr Elizabeth O’Brien, Programme Lead for Medical Genetics Medical Science at UCS. 

This event is open to members of the public with an interest in this area.  Attendees should pre-book with UCS. 

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