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Dr Nathan Richardson

Medical Research Council

Nathan completed his PhD at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, studying gene regulation and fat/cholesterol transport. After a number of years as a post-doctoral researcher, Nathan joined MRC Head Office in 2004.

After working in a number of scientific areas, in 2009 he took over as head of Molecular and Cellular Medicine. Responsibilities include managing MRC’s investments and strategy development across a broad area of biomedical research, including biological mechanisms or technologies relevant to understanding the aetiology of human diseases and developing treatments.

Through the Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board, Nathan is responsible for many of MRC’s major Institute and Unit strategic investments and contributing to the development and delivery of MRC strategy under UK Research and Innovation.

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