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Population & Systems Medicine Board

Board membership from 1 April 2020

  • Professor Brian Walker (Chair), Pro Vice Chancellor, Research Strategy & Resources and Chair of Medicine, Newcastle University
  • Professor Valerie O'Donnell (Deputy Chair), Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University
  • Professor Catherine Williamson, Division of Woman’s Health King’s College London
  • Professor David van Heel, Centre for Genomics & Child Health, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Professor Helen Picton, Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds
  • Professor Colin Palmer (PDF, 32KB), Molecular & Clinical Medicine, University of Dundee
  • Professor Adnan Custovic, Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College London
  • Professor Liam Heaney, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queens University Belfast
  • Professor Michael Müller, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia
  • Professor Robert Semple, University of Edinburgh/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Professor David Hunter, Nuffield Department of Health, University of Oxford
  • Professor Margaret MacLean, University of Strathclyde
  • Professor Rory McCrimmon, School of Medicine, University of Dundee
  • Professor Jeremy Tomlinson, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Oxford
  • Dr Bevan Huang, Janssen Research & Development
  • Professor Linda Bauld, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Menna Clatworthy, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Dennis McGonagle, University of Leeds
  • Professor Sinead Brophy, Swansea University
  • Professor Tom Gaunt, University of Bristol
  • Professor William Dixon, The University of Manchester
  • Professor Avan Aihie Sayer, Newcastle University
  • Professor Sandosh Padmanabhan, University of Glasgow


For general pre-award policy and eligibility enquiries, go to the Research Funding Policy and Delivery team: RFPD@mrc.ukri.org

For board operation and peer review enquiries, contact: PSMB@mrc.ukri.org

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