Centre for Inflammation Research

MRC Centre for Inflammation Research appoints new Director

June 2018: The new Director and Deputy Director start their roles effective immediately.

Headshot of Prof Chris Gregory and Prof Adriano Rossi
Profs Chris Gregory & Adriano Rossi

Professor Chris Gregory, Chair of Inflammatory Cell Biology, has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh.

He succeeds Professor Moira Whyte, who has stepped down in order to take up her new role as Vice-Principal and Head of College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

Professor Adriano Rossi, Chair of Respiratory and Inflammation Pharmacology, has been appointed to take over Prof Gregory’s previous roles as Deputy Director and Postgraduate Director for CIR.

We thank Professor Whyte for her exceptional contribution to CIR, and wish her, Prof Gregory and Prof Rossi good luck for the future.