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New Fellows

44 new Fellows were elected to the Academy Fellowship following the Council meeting in April 2013. These distinguished medical scientists join the existing Fellows of the Academy to bring the total membership to 1094.

We offer them our warmest congratulations and welcome them to the Academy.

The new Fellows were admitted to the Academy at a ceremony on Wednesday 26 June 2013.

Dr Facundo Batista FMedSci  Lead Researcher, Lymphocyte Interaction Laboratory, London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK
Professor David Beech FMedSci  Professor of Cardiovascular Science, University of Leeds
Professor Gurdyal Besra FMedSci  Bardrick Professor of Microbial Physiology and Chemistry, University of Birmingham
Professor Barbara Casadei FMedSci  British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hon. Consultant Cardiologist, University of Oxford
Professor Jane Clarke FMedSci  Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Basic Biomedical Science and Professor of Molecular Biophysics, University of Cambridge
Professor Garth Cooper FMedSci  Professor in Discovery and Experimental Medicine and Director, Centre for Advanced Discovery and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Manchester
Professor Giulio Cossu FMedSci  Professor of Human Stem Cell Biology, University College London
Professor Mitchell Dowsett FMedSci  Head of Academic Department of Biochemistry, and Professor of Biochemical Endocrinology, Royal Marsden Hospital and Breakthrough Breast Cancer Centre, Institute of Cancer Research
Professor Michael English FMedSci  Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science, Kenya Medical Research Institute – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, and Professor of International Child Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
Professor I. Sadaf Farooqi FMedSci  Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, University of Cambridge
Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald FMedSci  MRC Programme Leader and Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
Professor Russell Foster FMedSci  Professor of Circadian Neuroscience, University of Oxford
Professor Kevin Fox FMedSci  Professor of Neuroscience, Cardiff University
Dr Alexander Gould FMedSci  Head of Division of Physiology and Metabolism, MRC National Institute for Medical Research
Professor Christine Harrison FMedSci  Professor of Childhood Cancer Cytogenetics, Newcastle University
Professor Keith Hawton FMedSci  Professor of Psychiatry, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust Director, Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford 
Professor Jeremy Henley FMedSci  Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol
Professor Irene Higginson FMedSci  Professor of Palliative Care and Policy, King’s College London
Professor Tessa Holyoake FMedSci  Professor of Experimental Haematology, Director of the Paul O'Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre, University of Glasgow
Professor David Hume FMedSci  Director of The Roslin Institute and Professor of Mammalian Functional Genomics, University of Edinburgh
Dr David Jayne FMedSci  Consultant in Nephrology and Vasculitis, Cambridge University Hospitals
Professor Paul Klenerman FMedSci  Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science, University of Oxford
Professor Xin Lu FMedSci  Director of Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Oxford Branch, and Professor of Cancer Biology, University of Oxford
Professor J. Alejandro Madrigal FMedSci  Professor of Haematology UCL and Scientific Director of Anthony Nolan, Royal Free Hospital
Professor Peter McNaughton FMedSci  Sheild Professor and Head of Dept of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge
Professor Frank Nestle FMedSci  Mary Dunhill Chair of Cutaneous Medicine  and Immunotherapy, King’s College London
Professor Tony Ng FMedSci  Richard Dimbleby Professor of Cancer Research 
Professor Jon Nicholl FMedSci  Dean of the School, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR),University of Sheffield
Professor Nancy Papalopulu FMedSci  Professor of Developmental Neuroscience, Tissue Systems Section Head and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, University of Manchester
Professor Ketan Patel FMedSci  Group leader and member of scientific staff at MRC LMB, Cambridge
Professor Sharon Peacock FMedSci  Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Cambridge
Professor Neil Pearce FMedSci  Director, Centre for Global NCDs, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Professor Munir Pirmohamed FMedSci  NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics and Director of the Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine, University of Liverpool
Professor Andrew Prentice FMedSci  Director, MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Professor Guy Richardson FMedSci  Professor of Neuroscience, University of Sussex
Professor David Ron FMedSci  Professor of Cellular Pathophysiology and Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
Professor Anthony Scott FMedSci  Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science and Professor of Vaccine Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Professor Lionel Tarassenko FREng FMedSci  Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Oxford
Professor Christofer Toumazou FRS FREng FMedSci  Regius Professor of Engineering and Chief Scientist of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London
Professor Timothy Vyse FMedSci  George Koukis Professor of Molecular Medicine, King's College London
Professor Thomas Walley FMedSci  Director NIHR HTA and EME Programmes; Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool
Professor Jadwiga Wedzicha FMedSci  Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University College London
Professor Steven Williams FMedSci  Professor of Imaging Sciences and Head of Department of Neuroimaging, King's College London
Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz FMedSci  Professor of Mammalian Development and Stem Cell Biology and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge

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