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Chairman of the Medical Research Council reappointed

5 Oct 2016

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson today confirmed the reappointment of Mr Donald Brydon CBE as the Chairman of the MRC.

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson said:

“I am very pleased to reappoint Donald Brydon as Chairman of the MRC. His exemplary supervision since becoming Chairman, his unique business knowledge and his experience of chairing a range of different organisations make him ideally placed to continue leading the Council in their support of ground-breaking UK medical research.”

Donald Brydon said:

“I am delighted to be reappointed to the MRC, an organisation whose work has a direct impact on people’s lives across the globe. I look forward to helping build on the UK’s world leading research and continuing to play a part in the evolution of the Research Councils in the months ahead.”

The reappointment will run from 1 October 2016 until 31 March 2018.

The Minister also reappointed Baroness Onora O’Neill and Dr Menelas Pangalos to the MRC Council from 1 October 2016.

Image: Mr Donald Brydon CBE


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