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Honorary Fellows’ Directory

Honorary Fellows are elected for life by the British Pharmacological Society in recognition of sustained excellence and leadership in science, healthcare, and public service.
There are currently 136 Honorary Fellows, including Nobel Laureates, international prize-winners, long-standing members of the Society, and those who have advanced the disciplines of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics through research, leadership and contribution to the British Pharmacological Society.

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This Directory has been created to increase the visibility of our Honorary Fellows and their contributions, and to support networking by providing a useful resource for members to connect with Honorary Fellows with similar areas of interest.

Here you can find profiles of each Honorary Fellow, including information on their institutional affiliation, year elected, primary professional setting, Affinity Group membership, along with a short biography.

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Professor Jackie Hunter

Jackie Hunter is the Chief Executive Officer of Benevolent Bio.

Professor Donald Jenkinson

After completing a PhD in Biophysics at University College London, Donald Jenkinson was Invited by H O Schild to join the UCL Department of Pharmacology, which he headed from 1983 to 1987.

Professor Peter Jenner

It was only when Peter Jenner entered university to study pharmacy at Chelsea College that he found academic life interesting.

Professor Trevor Jones

Prof Jones is Chairman of the international Clinical Research Organisation, Simbec-Orion and Board member of the Global Life Sciences investment company; Arix Bioscience; the Oxford based Drug Discovery Company ,e-Therapeutics; and the UK Stem Cell Foundation (UKSCF).

Professor John Kelly

Kelly, Professor John Shearer; Educ: George Heriot's School, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University 1965-68 Deg: BSc (Edin) 1960, MB ChB 1962, PhD (Edin) 1966, MA (Cantab) 1976.

Professor Ian Kitchen

Professor Kitchen is CEO of REF2020 Consulting and retired Emeritus Professor of Neuropharmacology at the University of Surrey.

Professor Brian Kobilka

Brian Kobilka, MD is Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, and Hélène Irwin Fagan Chair in Cardiology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Professor David Lawson

A native of Glasgow, David was educated at the High School of Glasgow and Glasgow University (MB 62, MD 73), and became Consultant Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist in Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1973.

Professor Robert Lechler

Robert Lechler qualified in Medicine and trained in general medicine and nephrology.