Cambridge Professors receive NIHR Senior Investigator awards

Congratulations to Professor Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Donor Health and Professor Tamsin Ford, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, who have both been newly appointed as Senior Investigators for the NIHR.

Each year the NIHR invites applications into a round of open competition to decide who it awards the prestigious research roles to, based on outstanding contributions to research.

This year, 30 researchers have been newly-appointed to the NIHR Senior Investigator role, two of these have been awarded to NIHR Cambridge BRC researchers.

Professor Emanuele Di Angelantonio said: “I am honoured and proud to receive this recognition from the NIHR. The NIHR has been vital to my research into the fields of cardiovascular disease and blood donation, and I am excited to be able to contribute significantly as senior leader and ambassador.”

Professor Tamsin Ford said: “I am delighted and honoured to receive this award and looking forward to joining the NIHR academy.”

As part of the announcement, Professor Ian Wilkinson, Professor of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease, Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Professor Martin White, Professor of Public Health are reappointed as Senior Investigators.

Professor Edward Bullmore, Mental Health and Psychiatry has been awarded Emeritus Senior Investigator.

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