A new UCL spin-out company – Autolus – is being launched today to develop and commercialise a new generation of engineered T-cell therapies for haematological and solid tumours, with the backing of £30m in investment from healthcare investment company Syncona.
Professor Andrew Eder appointed Associate Vice-Provost (Enterprise)
9 January 2013
Professor Andrew Eder has been appointed Associate Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL and Director of CPD and Short Course Development.
The position, with a mandate to facilitate growth of this key area across the University, follows Professor Eder’s recently completed ten year term as Director of Education and CPD at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, for which he was recognised for his excellence and innovation in teaching and learning at UCL as a recipient of a Provost’s Teaching Award in 2010.
“With a background in educational entrepreneurship and leadership, I am delighted to have been invited to play a leading role in this exciting initiative at UCL,” said Professor Eder. “As the global demand for high quality lifelong learning continues to expand almost exponentially, UCL is superbly placed to be a leading provider.”
As a Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Professor Eder also maintains a referral specialist private dental practice in Central London. He has a special interest in the aetiology, demographics and clinical management of patients with tooth wear. He is Co-Editor of the British Dental Journal book on Tooth Surface Loss and Clinical Director of the London Tooth Wear Centre®.
Professor Eder’s academic interests include innovative methodology and technology in teaching and learning and the impact of continuing education on patient outcomes in clinical practice. He is a past president of Alpha Omega, the British Society for Restorative Dentistry and the Royal Society of Medicine’s Dental Section, is an examiner at UCL and the Royal College of Surgeons and serves on the Editorial Boards of several international dental journals.