Professor Andrew George MBE
Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University, Prof Andrew George, has had an extensive career in research, education and ethics. Besides being a fellow of The Royal College of Pathologists, Higher Education Academy, The Royal Society for Arts and The Royal Society for Biology, he has occupied senior roles at Imperial College London, Brunel University London, and NHS.
An innovative and strategic thinker with considerable experience in higher education, medical research, research ethics and international partnerships, Prof George, was awarded an MBE in 2017 for services to research participants and the ethical governance of clinical research. He was Chair of the UK’s National Research Ethics Advisors’ Panel and on the Clinical Trials, Biologicals and Vaccines Expert Advisory Group for the Commission of Human Medicines/MHRA.
Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Cambridge before moving to the Tenovus Laboratories of Southampton University. He received a Beit Memorial Fellowship and spent his first postdoctoral year in Southampton before moving to Dr David Segal’s group at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Prof George was Director of the Graduate School and the School of Professional Development at Imperial College and Professor of Molecular Immunology. He has more than 200 publications.
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