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immunologist , research scientist

Andrew James Leishman, British immunologist, research scientist. Achievements include patent for tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells. Member Church of Scotland, Tinwald, 1988—2001, Peebles, 2001—2003; member and steward Methodist Church, Loughborough, England, since 2004; Member of British Society Immunology.

Background

Leishman, Andrew James was born on August 3, 1973 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. Son of James Smith and Elizabeth Anne Leishman.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Strathclyde, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, University Glasgow, 1998.

Career

Post-doc fellow La Jolla Institute Allergy and Immunology, San Diego, 1999—2001. Immunologist PPL Therapeutics, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2001—2002, AstraZeneca Research and Development Charnwood, Loughborough, England, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers, articles to professional journals. Reviewer articles.

Politics

All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.

Views

The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

Membership

Member Church of Scotland, Tinwald, 1988—2001, Peebles, 2001—2003. Member and steward Methodist Church, Loughborough, England, since 2004. Member of British Society Immunology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Football, running, tennis, swimming.

Connections

Married Karen Alison Young, September 5, 1998. 2 children.

father:
James Smith

mother:
Elizabeth Anne Leishman

spouse:
Karen Alison Young