The 1st International BioDesign Research Conference

The 1st International BioDesign Research Conference

December 1st - 18th, 2020, Virtual

December 1st - 18th, 2020, Online

Professor Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe

University of Oxford, UK, and the Francis Crick Institute, London, UK.
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2019.
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/2019/ratcliffe/facts/

Sir Peter Ratcliffe grew up in north Lancashire and won an open scholarship to study medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He undertook clinical training at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and after series of posts at the London postgraduate hospitals, moved to Oxford to train in nephrology. In 1990 he obtained a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellowship to work on cellular responses to hypoxia, retrained in molecular biology and founded a new laboratory working on hypoxia biology in cancer and circulatory diseases. He was appointed Nuffield Professor and Head of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine in 2003, a position he held until 2016. He is currently Director of the Target Discovery Institute, and a Distinguished Scholar of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences and is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In the 2014 New Year’s Honours List, he was knighted for services to clinical medicine. His work was recognised by the award of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2019.

For details of his research and recent publication, please visit:
https://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/team/peter-ratcliffe
https://www.crick.ac.uk/research/labs/peter-ratcliffe
https://www.ludwig.ox.ac.uk/research/prof-sir-peter-ratcliffe-oxygen-sensing 

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