Four UCL scientists elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences
10 May 2011
Four of UCL's leading medical researchers have been recognised for excellence in medical science with their election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences:
- Professor Phillip Beales (UCL ICH Molecular Medicine)
- Professor David Hawkes (UCL Medical Physics and Bioengineering)
- Professor Eleanor Maguire (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL)
- Professor Andrew Phillips (UCL Infection and Population Health)
Professor Sir John Tooke, UCL Vice-Provost (Health), paid tribute to the expertise of the new Fellows, noting: "I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate my colleagues who have been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy. It is a measure of their standing and contribution to medical science and is richly deserved. This recognition demonstrates once more the diversity of talent and the outstanding intellectual environment at UCL."
Academy Fellows are elected for outstanding contributions to the advancement of medical science, for innovative application of scientific knowledge or for their conspicuous service to healthcare.