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biochemist , consultant , researcher

Alexey Vladimirovich Kudrin, Russian biochemist, researcher, consultant. Scholar Presidential Scholarship for Outstanding Academy.Achievements, President of Russia, 1995-1996.


Kudrin, Alexey Vladimirovich was born on June 6, 1974 in Orenburg, Russia. Son of Zinaida Phedorovna Kudrina.


Master of Science in Internal Medicine (honorary), Orenburg State Medical Academy, Russia, 1996. Master of Science in Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology (honorary), Imperial College School of Medicine, London, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in BioChem.

Pathology, Moscow Medical University, 2001.


Visiting research fellow Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1999—2001. Senior postdoctoral scientist in protein expression and purification Cytomyx, Cambridge, England, since 2001. Senior scientist GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, England, 2004—2005.

Senior house officer Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, since 2005. Consultant United Nations Educational Institute of Trace Elements, Paris, since 1999. Team leader protein expression and purification cytomyx, Cambridge, England, 2002—2003.

Director protein purification Acambis, Cambridge, England, since 2003.


  • Achievements include research in discovery of novel human selenoproteins. First to global role of trace elements in cell death and ageing. Development of high-level expression and purification of membrane proteins.

    Development of ion channel and GPCR-overexpressing stable cell lines. First to metalloprotein scaffolds as platform for drug discovery. Design of natural ligands in cancer treatment and ageing prevention.

    Purification of more than 100 different proteins for vaccine development and drug discovery applications.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) Immunopharmacology Of Trace Elements (Queen's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Studies, 1998). Author: (editor) Trace Elements And Molecular Mechanisms Of Programmed Cell Death: New Paradigm. Author: Neurochemistry Of Macro- And Trace Elements.

      Novel Pharmacotherapeutic Approaches.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, exercise, swimming, restaurants, reading.


Life partner Tony Hill, February 3, 1965.

Zinaida Phedorovna Kudrina Kudrin