Dr James Dear

Dr James Dear


Dr James Dear


University of Edinburgh

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Dr Dear began his medical training at University College London and completed a PhD in Pharmacology before finishing his clinical training at Oxford University. After junior medical jobs at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and a variety of London teaching hospitals, Dr Dear spent 2 years at a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA. This time was spent learning proteomic and imaging techniques as applied to acute kidney injury. Since 2005, Dr Dear has been a Clinical Lecturer then Senior Clinical Lecturer and now Clinical Reader in Clinical Pharmacology at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh/Edinburgh University. In 2012, Dr Dear was awarded an NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Career Research Fellowship. In 2016 Dr Dear won the British Pharmacological Society Grahame-Smith Prize for Research.