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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.
The Honorary Fellowship includes 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.

Find out more and nominate individuals for Honorary Fellowship.

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 Margaret MacLean

Mandy’s research has focused on sex effects and interactions between serotonin and oestrogen metabolism in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Professor Charles Marsden

Emeritus Professor Charles A Marsden (b 1943) read Zoology at the University of London before going to the University of Southampton (MSc in Biochemical Pharmacology (1967), PhD in invertebrate neuropharmacology (1969) and DSc (1986)).

Dr Fiona Marshall

Fiona Marshall is the Chief Scientific officer and a founder of Heptares Therapeutics – a drug discovery and development biotechnology company.

Professor Ian Martin

After graduating in Chemistry from Bristol, I spent three years in the pharmaceutical industry, before returning to academia, obtaining a PhD while working in the MRC Neuropharmacology Unit in Birmingham.

Professor Barbara McDermott

Barbara McDermott is currently Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Pharmacology at Queen’s University Belfast and has carried out research there and been a teacher for about 30 years.

Professor Ian McFadzean

Ian McFadzean studied Pharmacy at the University of Strathclyde before gaining a PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Ray Hill and Graeme Henderson.

Professor JC (Ian) McGrath

During a long career at the University of Glasgow, Ian was head of various departments covering Physiology, Pharmacology, Sports Science and Neuroscience and held the Regius Chair of Physiology 1991-2012.