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Medical researcher

Fiona Hamilton Marshall, Kenyan medical researcher. Achievements include development of GABAB heterodimer, de-orphanning of nicotinic acid and free fatty acid receptors.

Background

Marshall, Fiona Hamilton was born on October 1, 1964 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with honors, University Bath, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, 1991.

Career

Head, molecular pharmacology and 7TM research Glaxo Smith Kline. Director, molecular pharmacology Europe Millenium Pharmaceuticals, 2000—2003. Visiting lecturer, department pharmacology University Cambridge, 2003—2007.

Founder and chief science officer Heptares Therapeutics, since 2007. Indiana consultant; expert advisor European Commission Framework VI Biotechnology and Healthcare. Member, Medical Research Council cross board and advisory committee, 1999—2004.

Chairman Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Biochemistry and Cell Biology Committee, 2000—2006. Advisor Wellcome Trust Translate Awards and Seeding Drug Discovery. Member CRUK Development Committee, 2007—2010, CRUK Drug Discovery Advisory Group and Clinical and Translate Research Committee.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of GABAB heterodimer, de-orphanning of nicotinic acid and free fatty acid receptors.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, skiing, cooking, travel.