Professorial chairs and units funded in perpetuity by Action Medical Research | Action Medical Research

Professorial chairs and units funded in perpetuity by Action Medical Research

1963 Action Medical Research Chair of Virology and Cell Biology 
(previously Chair of Virology)
£100,000
 

Professor Martin J Allday (2001–present)
Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London

Previous holders
Professor B E Griffin (1984–1997)
Professor A P Waterson (1967–1981)

1965 Action Medical Research Chair of Orthopaedics £100,000
 

Mr Alister J Hart (2012 – present)
Institute of Orthopaedics, Stanmore

Previous holder

Professor David Marsh (2005 - 2012)
Professor G Bentley (1982–2004)

1966 Action Medical Research Chair of Clinical Neurology £100,000
 

Professor Peter Rothwell (2013 - present)
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

Previous holders

Professor George C Ebers (1999 - 2013)
Professor J Newsom-Davis (1987–1999)
Professor B Mathews (1970–1987)
Professor W R Russell (1966–1970)

1969 Action Medical Research Chair of Neurology £100,000
 

Professor Chris Shaw (2010 - 2011 and then 2015 - present)
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, London

Previous holder
Professor Mark Richardson (2011 -2014)
Professor P Nigel Leigh (1989–2010)
Professor C D Marsden (1971–1987)

 
1969 Action Medical Research Chair of Neurochemistry £33,333
  Department of Neurochemistry, Institute of Neurology, London

Previous holders
Professor John B Clark (1990–2006)
Professor A Davison (1971–1990) – this was a third share of a grant awarded with the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Muscular Dystrophy Group.
 
1970 The Hoffmann and Action Medical Research Chair in Developmental Medicine
(previously Action Medical Research Chair of Paediatrics)
£200,000
  Professor Georg Holländer
Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford

Previous holders
Professor Richard Moxon (1984–2008)
Professor Sir P Tizard (1972–1984)
 
1974 Action Medical Research Chair of Neuromuscular Genetics
(previously Chair of Experimental Neurology)
£200,000
  Professor Kate Bushby (2002–present)
University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Previous holders
Professor John B Harris (1980–2001)
Professor Frank L Mastaglia (1977–1980)
Professor W G Bradley (1974–1977)
1974 Action Medical Research Chair of Cell Biology
(previously Chair of Human Morphology and Experimental Orthopaedics)
£200,000
  Dr Uwe Vinkemeier (2007–present)
University of Nottingham

Previous holders
Professor Paul O’Shea (1999–2005)
Professor Sandra Downes (1994–1998)
Professor R G Burwell (1974–1993)
1974 Action Medical Research Endowed Placental and Perinatal Research Unit
(previously Chair of Child Growth and Development)
£200,000
 

Professor Colin P Sibley (1990–present)
Institute of Human Development, University of Manchester

Previous holders
Professor R D H Boyd (1985–1990)
Professor J Dobbing (1974–1984)

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