The Members (Trustees)
Patron : HRH The Princess Royal
A committed team
Since its original establishment (as SHERT) by Act of Parliament in 1953, Medical Research Scotland has been an independent body led by a committed team of distinguished men and women from the Scottish academic, biomedical and business communities. They are appointed for their particular expertise and serve the charity as its trustees (known as Members) in an entirely voluntary capacity.
Chairman: Philip Winn, Research Professor of Neuroscience, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde
Professor Andrew Baker, BHF Professor of Translational Cardiovascular Sciences, BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Research, University of Edinburgh
Professor John R. Brown, CBE, Chairman Synpronics Ltd and Cell Therapy Catapult; Senior Non-Executive Director Electrical Geodesics Inc (EGI) and Quantum Pharma plc; Non-Executive Director Biocity Nottingham Ltd; and industrial representative for the Medical Research Council
Professor Bernard A. Conway, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
Mr Brian Duffin, Chairman, Scottish Equitable Policyholders Trust; Director, NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd; Chairman, the GEC 1972 Plan (Pension Scheme) and Director, UK Debt Management Office; Chairman, Cervello Consultants Ltd
Mr Scott Johnstone, Director & CEO Scottish Life Sciences Association
Professor Andrea M. Nolan, Principal & Vice Chancellor, Edinburgh Napier University
Mr Graham Paterson, Director, Balgonie Ventures Ltd and Modulate Therapeutics Ltd
Mr Barry Rose, Non-Executive Director and Member of Audit Committee, Aberdeen Smaller Companies High Income Trust PLC; Non-Executive Director, Dimensional Imaging Ltd
Professor Jenny Woof, Professor & Associate Dean for Quality and Academic Standards, University of Dundee
Medical Research Scotland maintains a register of Members' Interests, which is updated twice-yearly..
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Video (~4.5 min duration, Flash format, 30MB)
about Medical Research Scotland.