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 Expert  729330

Expert in Immunology, Genetics and Immunosuppression, Especially in the Field of Transplantation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has over 35 years experience in immunology research at Universities and Medical Schools in London, Los Angeles, Oxford and Manchester. The major focus of his research has been in organ transplantation (kidney, heart lung and liver), but has also included autoimmunity, allergy and cancer. Studies were aimed at understanding the immunology of transplant rejection, the regulation of rejection by antibodies and cells of the immune system, and suppressing graft rejection using drugs and biological agents. Initially, research was carried out in animal models. For the last 15 years, the work has been performed entirely in humans, with an emphasis on immuogenetics and pharmacogenetics. The ultimate aim is individualized treatment based on genetic profiling and molecular monitoring of the patient.

As a Professor, Expert has taught medical, dental and biological sciences students in many areas including immunology, genetics, endocrinology, reproduction, neurobiology, cardiovascular and respiratory disease and hematology, and thus has a broad background in medical sciences.

Expert has served on advisory boards for several pharmaceutical companies, and was the expert witness in a major case between two pharmaceutical companies in the High Court in London.




cellular immunity


cellular immunology




cytotoxic T lymphocyte


genetic probe technology


heart transplant


immune system


















immunosuppressive drug


individualized medicine






liver transplantation


lung transplantation


molecular biology


molecular immunogenetics


molecular immunology


organ transplantation






renal transplantation



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2001   DSc   Transplantation Immunology   University of Manchester, United Kingdom  
1976   PhD   Immunology   University of London, United Kingdom  
1972   BSc (Hons)   Microbiology   University of Surrey  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to


(Undisclosed University)


School of Pharmacy


Professor of Pharmacy


The position requires contributions in research, teaching and administration.

2006 to





S Mark Taper Chair and Director of Research


The director provides leadership and direction in basic and clinical research. The director also plays a role in procuring funding to support the research effort from private donors, foundations, charities, industry and federal sources.

1987 to 2005


University of Manchester


School of Biological Sciences


Professor of Immunology


As the Chair of Immunology, Expert was responsible for teaching in his subject, administration of the department and research. He also supervised many post-graduate research students.

1981 to 1987


University of Oxford, United Kingdom


Nuffield Department of Surgery


Senior Researcher


Expert's role was primarily in research. He also taught immunology to the medical students. He also supervised several post-graduate research students.

1978 to 1981


University of London, United Kingdom


St Mary's Medical School, Department of Immunology


Research Fellow


The responsiblity in the role was entirely research.

1976 to 1978


University of California, Los Angeles, USA


Microbiology and Immunology


Post-doctoral Researcher


Expert's responsibility was to carry out research.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of The Transplantation Society, the American Transplantation Society, the British Transplantation Society and the British Society for Immunology.


Expert is HIPPA qualified and certified in Good Clinical Practice.

Professional Appointments

Expert has served on the review boarrds for many societies, charities and journals.

He was the Founding Editor and the Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Transplantation Immunology.


The DSc degree held by Expert is the highest academic award that can be bestowed by a British University. Expert was awarded his DSc degree by the University of Manchester in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the field of transplantation and transplant immunology.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has published over 250 scientific papers, book chapters and articles. One of his scientific papers has been cited over 1000 times.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1982 to   Medical Research Council   Reviewer   Expert review of grant applications
1982 to   Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council   Reviewer   Expert review of grant applications
1990 to   National Institutes of Health   Invited discussant and reviewer   Invited discussant in transplantation and occasional expert reviewer of grants in immunology and genetics.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert served on the advisory boards of two pharmaceutical companies for the introduction of new immunosuppressive agents.
  • One pharmaceutical company retained Expert to advise on the selection and development of new immunosuppressive agents.
  • A company writing the promotional material for a new immunosuppressive agent used Expert for expert input and advice. He prepared prose, critical appraisal and a set of slides.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert served as the expert witness for one party in a major patent dispute over an immunosuppressive agent between two large pharmaceutical companies. The case was prepared for the High Court in London, but a settlement was reached just before the hearing.

Expert has served on the advisory boards of several pharmaceutical companies.

Expert has prepared written scientific critiques of new and existing immunosuppressive agents, some of which were used by pharmaceutical companies as promotional materials.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
United Kingdom   Expert has prepared and delivered educational materials for healthcare professionals and people in the pharmaceutical industry on the mode of action of drugs and drug adverse events. He has also served on advisory boards and in a case of litigation.
Europe   Expert has been involved with European pharmaceutical companies at various levels, and was closely involved in the launch of a new agent in many European countries.
India   Expert participated in a visit to various Indian cities under the title: Beyond Dollie, the future of genetics, sponsored by the British Council. This involved contacts with several Indian pharmaceutical interests.
Japan   Expert was involved with a Japanese pharmaceutical company, travelling to Japan to visit company headquarters, participate in meetings and to meet with company personnel.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Expert is highly proficient in English.
French   Expert's knowledge of French is rudimentary (5 years study at school and 35 years to forget).

Market Research:
Expert did his PhD in an industrial setting (Wellcome Research Laboratories) and has had many contacts with the pharmaceutical industry, in an advisory and educational capacity, over a long time. He has also had interaction with pharmaceutical companies conducting clinical trials.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has prepared and delivered training courses for doctors, health care professionals and pharmaceutical sales forces. These have been mainly on the mode of action of immunosuppressive drugs. However, one program, delivered many times, was on adverse drug reactions.

Expert spoke on the mode of action of a new immunosuppressive agent at the launch of the drug in various European cities and in Japan.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is an experienced and effected communicator, as a lecturer, discussion moderator and scientific writer.


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