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educator , Immunologist , transplant scientist

Angus William Thomson, British Immunologist, educator, transplant scientist. Grantee: Medical Research Council, United Kingdom, since 1984, Cancer Research Campaign, United Kingdom, 1984, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, since 1996; Medical Research Council Travelling fellow, 1981-1982.


Thomson, Angus William was born on February 13, 1948 in Inverness, Scotland. Son of Angus and Jessie (MacDonald) Thomson.


Bachelor of Science with honors, U. Aberdeen, Scotland, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Aberdeen, Scotland, 1974; Doctor of Science, U. Aberdeen, Scotland, 1986; Master of Science in Immunology, U. Birmingham, England, 1971.


Research fellow, U. Aberdeen, 1974-1975; lecturer in pathology, U. Aberdeen, 1975-1981; senior lecturer in pathology, U. Aberdeen, 1982-1987; reader in immunology, U. Aberdeen, 1987-1990; visiting fellow, Kolling Research Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 1981-1982; visiting professor, U. Pittsburgh, 1990-1993; research professor, U. Pittsburgh, since 1993. Consultant Fisons Pharmaceuticals, Loughborough, England, since 1988. Member editorial board Transplantation, Immunology, since 1989, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Transplant Immunology, Transplantation Procs., since 1992.

External examiner inimmunology U. London, 1987, U. Strathclyde, Scotland, since 1989, U. Glasgow, Scotland, since 1987.


Fellow Institute Biology, Royal College Pathologists. Member British Society Immunology (committee member 1987-1990), British Transplantation Society (committee member 1987-1990), American Association Immunologists, Transplantation Society, United States Pharmacopeia (expert panel in transplant immunology).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, writing, soccer, cinema.


Married Robyn Gai Glover, March 17, 1979. Children: Andrew David, Natalie Helen, Emma Leanne.

Angus Thomson

Jessie (MacDonald) Thomson

Robyn Gai Glover

Andrew David Thomson

Natalie Helen Thomson

Emma Leanne Thomson