Honorary Professor: Malcolm Alison
Malcolm Alison has been made an Honorary Professor in the School of Clinical Sciences.
Professor Alison was formerly Professor of Stem Cell Biology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Prior to that he spent 24 years, between 1980 and 2004, at Imperial College, becoming Professor of Experimental Pathology in 2000.
He obtained his PhD at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1977, and a DSc from there in 1998.
He is Assistant Editor of the International Journal of Experimental Pathology, a member of the Steering Committee of the UK Stem Cell Bank, a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of Yorkshire Cancer Research, Scientific Advisory Board of ‘Stem Cells for Safer Medicines’ (SC4SM), ‘Finnish Academy of Sciences’ (Chairman: Stem Cell Panel) and ‘Health Research Board’ Ireland’.
He is also a member of Faculty of 1,000 in Medicine, an editorial board member of many journals including the Journal of Pathology and the American Journal of Pathology, and author of more than 200 scientific articles.
His main research areas are in epithelial stem cell biology and in particular liver regeneration, fibrosis and carcinogenesis.