Martin Raff#


Martin Raff
Email:m.raff 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:294
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:mraff
Homepage: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/LMCB/research-groups/raff.htm





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002 - Emeritus Professor, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology , UCL
  • 1993 - Scientist, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London
  • 1979 - Professor of Biology, Biology Department, University College London
  • 1971 - MRC Developmental Neurobiology Programme, Biology Department, University College London
  • 1969 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunology, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London
  • 1965 - Resident in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • 1963 - Intern and Assistant Resident in Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal
  • 1963 - MD McGill University
  • 1959 - BSc McGill University


Fields of Scholarship

  • autism
  • cell number control
  • cell size control
  • glial cells
  • neural development
  • oligodendrocyte cell lineage

Honours and Awards
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Neurology), 1968-
  • Fellow of the Royal Society, 1985-
  • Academia Europaea, 1988-
  • Feldberg Prize, 1989
  • Honorary Member of American Neurological Society, 1989-
  • President, British Society of Cell Biology, 1991-1995
  • Chairman, UK Life Sciences Committee, 1997-2001
  • British Academy of Medical Sciences, 1998-
  • Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1999-
  • Dunham Lectures, Harvard University, 2001
  • United Kingdom-Canada Rutherford Lectures, 2002
  • Hamdan Prize for Apoptosis in Disease and Health, 2002
  • Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 2003-
  • Kuffler Lectures, UCSD, 2004
  • Honorary Degree, University College London, 2005
  • Honorary Degree McGill University, 2005
  • The Biochemical Society Award, 2006
  • Honorary Degree, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2007


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