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Michael Christopher Warren Minchin

Michael Christopher Warren Minchin, British pharmaceutical research director, lecturer. Achievements include characterization of amino acid release from glia visualization of amino acid compartmentation in neurons and glia; patents in novel gaba receptor ligands. Member Society Neurochemistry, British Pharmacol. Society, Society Neurosci., Bio-chemical Society.

Background

  • Minchin, Michael Christopher Warren was born on January 13, 1948 in Sutton Coldfield, England. Son of Anthony Warren and Dorothy (Sleap) Minchin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biochemistry, University Oxford, England, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Neurochem. Pharmacology, University Cambridge, England, 1975.

    Career

    • European molecular biology organization fellow Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway, 1975. Postdoctoral fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1975-1977, University Sheffield, England, 1977-1980. Research fellow Medical Research Council Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Oxford, 1980-1984.

      Section head Wyeth Research (United Kingdom) Ltd., Taplow, 1984-1987, principal scientist, 1987-1990, associate director, 1990-1993, director molecular pharmacology, since 1993. College lecturer in pharmacology Queen's College, Oxford University, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include characterization of amino acid release from glia visualization of amino acid compartmentation in neurons and glia. Patents in novel gaba receptor ligands.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to pharmacology and neurochemistry journals.

    Membership

    Member Society Neurochemistry, British Pharmacol. Society, Society Neurosci., Bio-chemical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Penelope Susan Wright, April 26, 1975. Children: Jonathan Charles Alexander, Philippa Caroline.
    • father: Anthony Warren Minchin
    • mother: Dorothy (Sleap) Minchin
    • spouse: Penelope Susan Wright
    • children: Jonathan Charles Alexander Minchin
    • Philippa Caroline Minchin
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    Born January 13, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      University Oxford
    • 1975
      University Cambridge
    • 1975
      European molecular biology organization fellow, Norwegian Defense Research Establishment
      Kjeller, Akershus, Norway
    • 1975 - 1977
      postdoctoral fellow, Australian National University
      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    • 1977 - 1980
      postdoctoral fellow, Australian National University
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      research fellow, Medical Research Council Clinical Pharmacology Unit
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      section head, Wyeth Research (United Kingdom) Limited
      Taplow, Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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