Expert in Immunology, Genetics and Immunosuppression, Especially in the Field of Transplantation
As a Professor, Expert has taught medical, dental and biological sciences students in many areas including immunology, genetics, endocrinology, reproduction, neurobiology, cardiovascular and respiratory disease and hematology, and thus has a broad background in medical sciences.
Expert has served on advisory boards for several pharmaceutical companies, and was the expert witness in a major case between two pharmaceutical companies in the High Court in London.
Expert served on the advisory boards of two pharmaceutical companies for the introduction of new immunosuppressive agents.One pharmaceutical company retained Expert to advise on the selection and development of new immunosuppressive agents.A company writing the promotional material for a new immunosuppressive agent used Expert f input and advice. He prepared prose, critical appraisal and a set of slides.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California
|Year: 2001||Degree: DSc||Subject: Transplantation Immunology||Institution: University of Manchester, United Kingdom|
|Year: 1976||Degree: PhD||Subject: Immunology||Institution: University of London, United Kingdom|
|Year: 1972||Degree: BSc (Hons)||Subject: Microbiology||Institution: University of Surrey|
|Years: 2005 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Professor of Pharmacy||Department: School of Pharmacy||Responsibilities: The position requires contributions in research, teaching and administration.|
|Years: 2006 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: S Mark Taper Chair and Director of Research||Department:||Responsibilities: The director provides leadership and direction in basic and clinical research. The director also plays a role in procuring funding to support the research effort from private donors, foundations, charities, industry and federal sources.|
|Years: 1987 to 2005||Employer: University of Manchester||Title: Professor of Immunology||Department: School of Biological Sciences||Responsibilities: As the Chair of Immunology, Expert was responsible for teaching in his subject, administration of the department and research. He also supervised many post-graduate research students.|
|Years: 1981 to 1987||Employer: University of Oxford, United Kingdom||Title: Senior Researcher||Department: Nuffield Department of Surgery||Responsibilities: Expert's role was primarily in research. He also taught immunology to the medical students. He also supervised several post-graduate research students.|
|Years: 1978 to 1981||Employer: University of London, United Kingdom||Title: Research Fellow||Department: St Mary's Medical School, Department of Immunology||Responsibilities: The responsiblity in the role was entirely research.|
|Years: 1976 to 1978||Employer: University of California, Los Angeles, USA||Title: Post-doctoral Researcher||Department: Microbiology and Immunology||Responsibilities: Expert's responsibility was to carry out research.|
|Years: 1982 to Present||Agency: Medical Research Council||Role: Reviewer||Description: Expert review of grant applications|
|Years: 1982 to Present||Agency: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council||Role: Reviewer||Description: Expert review of grant applications|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Agency: National Institutes of Health||Role: Invited discussant and reviewer||Description: Invited discussant in transplantation and occasional expert reviewer of grants in immunology and genetics.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: United Kingdom||Summary: Expert has prepared and delivered educational materials for healthcare professionals and people in the pharmaceutical industry on the mode of action of drugs and drug adverse events. He has also served on advisory boards and in a case of litigation.|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Europe||Summary: Expert has been involved with European pharmaceutical companies at various levels, and was closely involved in the launch of a new agent in many European countries.|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: India||Summary: Expert participated in a visit to various Indian cities under the title: Beyond Dollie, the future of genetics, sponsored by the British Council. This involved contacts with several Indian pharmaceutical interests.|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Japan||Summary: Expert was involved with a Japanese pharmaceutical company, travelling to Japan to visit company headquarters, participate in meetings and to meet with company personnel.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is a member of The Transplantation Society, the American Transplantation Society, the British Transplantation Society and the British Society for Immunology.|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Expert is HIPPA qualified and certified in Good Clinical Practice.|
| Expert has served on the review boarrds for many societies, charities and journals.
He was the Founding Editor and the Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Transplantation Immunology.
|Awards / Recognition|
|The DSc degree held by Expert is the highest academic award that can be bestowed by a British University. Expert was awarded his DSc degree by the University of Manchester in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the field of transplantation and transplant immunology.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has published over 250 scientific papers, book chapters and articles. One of his scientific papers has been cited over 1000 times.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert served as the expert witness for one party in a major patent dispute over an immunosuppressive agent between two large pharmaceutical companies. The case was prepared for the High Court in London, but a settlement was reached just before the hearing.
Expert has served on the advisory boards of several pharmaceutical companies.
Expert has prepared written scientific critiques of new and existing immunosuppressive agents, some of which were used by pharmaceutical companies as promotional materials.
|Training / Seminars|
| Expert has prepared and delivered training courses for doctors, health care professionals and pharmaceutical sales forces. These have been mainly on the mode of action of immunosuppressive drugs. However, one program, delivered many times, was on adverse drug reactions.
Expert spoke on the mode of action of a new immunosuppressive agent at the launch of the drug in various European cities and in Japan.
|Expert did his PhD in an industrial setting (Wellcome Research Laboratories) and has had many contacts with the pharmaceutical industry, in an advisory and educational capacity, over a long time. He has also had interaction with pharmaceutical companies conducting clinical trials.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert is an experienced and effected communicator, as a lecturer, discussion moderator and scientific writer.|
|English||Expert is highly proficient in English.|
|French||Expert's knowledge of French is rudimentary (5 years study at school and 35 years to forget).|