Imperial researchers win prestigious fellowships
17 May 2011
Four leading researchers from Imperial have been honoured with fellowships of the Academy of Medical Sciences.Professor Gianni Angelini (NHLI), Professor Daniel Davis (Life Sciences), Professor Christoph Tang (Medicine) and Professor Dominic Withers (Institute of Clinical Science) are among 40 eminent scientists who have been awarded Academy fellowships this year.
Academy Fellows are elected for outstanding contributions to the advancement of medical science, for innovative application of scientific knowledge or for their conspicuous service to healthcare.
The new Fellows will be formally admitted to the Academy at a ceremony on 29 June.
Professor Sir Anthony Newman Taylor, Principal of the Faculty of Medicine, said: “I’m delighted that four academics from Imperial have been recognised for their outstanding contribution by the Academy of Medical Sciences. Their fellowships are wholly deserved and I’m sure everyone at the College will join me in congratulating them. We now have around 80 fellows of the Academy here, which is a great reflection on the quality of our medical research at Imperial.”
— Sam Wong, Communications and Development