United States Recognizes Leading Scottish Scientist for Disease Research
As Director of the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit and the Scottish Institute for Cell Signalling at the
Sir Philip’s contribution to the field of life sciences is demonstrated by his longstanding commitment to collaboration across the industry. Recently, Sir Philip helped identify the Ubiquitin Proteasome System (UPS) as a promising new source for key drug targets and is part of a global UPS research program partnering life sciences company Millipore with the Universities of
“I believe this recognition is a testament to Scotland’s longstanding commitment to advancing cutting-edge disease research, as well as its efforts to foster an environment where scientific innovation can thrive,” said Sir Philip. “I am deeply honored by this distinction, especially as a scientist outside of the U.S.”
Since being appointed to a Lectureship in
There are currently just over 2,000 active NAS members. Among the NAS’s renowned members are
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