Timothy Cox#

Membership Number:5332
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0002-4951-9941
Homepage: https://www.med.cam.ac.uk


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2015 Director of Research, Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge, Hon Consultant Metabolic Physician
  • 1990 Professorial Fellow (now Life Fellow), Sidney Sussex college Cambridge
  • 1989 - 2015 Full Professor Medicine, University of Cambridge, Hon Consultant Physician, Addenbrooke's hospital
  • 1989 - 2014 Founding Director, MB/PhD Programme University of Cambridge
  • 1987 - 1989 Senior Lecturer in Haematology & Medicine, Royal Postgrad Med Schl, Hammersmith, London (Imperial coll)
  • 1985 - 1987 Wellcome Trust Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, (Imperial College London)
  • 1986 (03-09) Visiting scientist Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford (with Francisco E Baralle)
  • 1979 - 1985 Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow in Medical Science, Dept Medicine RPMS, Hammersmith Hospital
  • 1983 - 1984 (05-10) Visiting Scientist, Dept Biology, Massachusetts Institute Technology, Cambridge, USA
  • 1977 - 1979 MRC Training Fellow in Cell Biology, Royal Postgraduate Med. School, Hammersmith, London
  • 1974 - 1977 Intermediate Residency Posts Royal Postgraduate Medical School & United Oxford hospitals,
  • 1972 - 1974 Junior Lecturer (Instructor) Morbid Anatomy, London Hospital Medical College, University of London
  • 1971 - 1972 Medical Residencies, Internal Medicine & Surgery, The London (now Royal London) hospital
  • 2013 Vice-Chair, Croucher Foundation , Hong Kong (Trustee 2001-)
  • 2013 - 2015 Président, Translational Research Awards Committee, Agence Nationale de la Recherche, France
  • 2000 - 2002 President, Cambridge Philosophical Society (Mem Council, 1994-,
  • 1993 - 2010 Co-Founder and Vice-Chair , European Working Group for Study of Gaucher disease

Fields of Scholarship
  • Human biochemical genetics
  • Enzyme targeting, gene transfer
  • Clinical pioneer of successful substrate reduction therapy in sphingolipid diseases

Honours and Awards
  • 1979 - 1985 Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellowship and US Travelling Award
  • 1984 Member of Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland, (Executive Committee 1995 - 1997)
  • 1985 Wellcome Trust Senior Lectureship in Medical Science
  • 1994 Schorstein Memorial Lecture, The London Hospital Medical College
  • 1996 Bradshaw Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians of London
  • 2001 Flynn Lecture, Royal College of Pathologists
  • 2009 Flynn Lecture, Royal College of Pathologists
  • 2012 Gold Medal, Hong Kong College of Physicians (MacFadzean Oration)
  • 2012 Hunterian Oration, The Hunterian Society of London
  • 2012 Benoziyo Lecture, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • 2013 Clé du Lysosome Lauréat: Clé de la Compréhension Vaincre les Maladies Lysosomales, Collége de France, Paris
  • 2017 Imagine and Believe Honoree. National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Foundation, USA (60th Foundation year)
  • 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award, University of Cambridge: Innovative Therapies for Lysosomal Diseases

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