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


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