Meet Professor Jeremy Nicholson
Professor Nicholson obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from London University (1980). Appointed Full Professor of Chemistry, London University (1992) and Head of Biological Chemistry at Imperial College London (1998) then Head of the Department of Surgery and Cancer (2009) and Director of the UK National Phenome Centre (2012).
Nicholson has authored over 750 papers and articles on spectroscopy, informatics, metabolic biochemistry, and systems medicine. His major research focus is on the development of diagnostic and prognostic molecular phenotyping and computational technologies as applied to problems in personalised healthcare, microbiome-host metabolic signalling, metabolic diseases and cancer. He is a ISI Highly-Cited Researcher (H index =115) and has received numerous prizes including: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Silver (1992) and Gold (1997) Medals for Analytical Chemistry; Chromatographic Society Jubilee Silver Medal (1994); Pfizer Prize for Chemical and Medicinal Technology (2002); RSC medal for Chemical Biology (2003); RSC Interdisciplinary Prize (2008); Pfizer Global Research Prize for Chemistry (2006) and the Semelweiss-Budapest International Prize for Biomedicine (2010). Elected Fellow of The UK Academy of Medical Sciences (2010); Honorary Lifetime Fellow of the International Metabolomics Society (2012); Honorary Lifetime Member of the US Society of Toxicology (2013); Albert Einstein Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2014).
Professor Nicholson holds honorary professorships including The Mayo Clinic, University of New South Wales, Australia, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences Dalian. He is a consultant for multiple pharmaceutical, healthcare and technology companies working in the area of metabolic phenotyping.