Centre for Inflammation Research

Long serving member of staff honoured

December 2016: Congratulations to Pat Swan on her 40 years service

Image of the 40 years service pin

The Centre would like to congratulation Pat Swan on her 40 years service to the university. At a recent reception for long serving members of staff, Pat received a gold pin in recognition of her long service.


Pat started in August 1976 in the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, Department of Medicine as a Junior Biomedical Scientist, specialising in Clinical Biochemistry in 1981. As a Biomedical Scientist in Renal Medicine she performed diagnostic and research lab work. In 1998 she became a Senior Biomedical Scientist and Lab Manager to Professor Neil Turner’s Renal and Autoimmunity Research Group and then a Lab Manager in the CIR from ~2008.