Tom Blackburn (pharmacologist)

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Tom Blackburn

Born1949 (age 7374)
Nationality United Kingdom
Alma mater
OccupationIndustrial pharmacologist

Tom Blackburn FBPharmacolS, FRSB (born 1949) is a British industrial pharmacologist.

Blackburn studied at both the University of Nottingham and Manchester University, and worked as a senior manager at ICI Pharmaceuticals, Beecham Pharmaceuticals SmithKline Beecham, Synaptic Pharmaceutical Corporation and Helicon Therapeutics. [1]

He is the author of over 100 scientific papers, reviews and book chapters and holds over 20 patents. [1] He is President Emeritus of the British Pharmacological Society and is a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. [1]

He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society (Hon FBPharmacolS) in 2014 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB). [2]

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  1. 1 2 3 Caroline Overy; Tilli Tansey, eds. (2013). Drugs Affecting 5-HT Systems. Wellcome Witnesses to Contemporary Medicine. History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group. ISBN   978-0-902238-87-9. Wikidata   Q29581800.
  2. "Dr Thomas Blackburn". British Pharmacological Society . Retrieved 3 August 2017.