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Professor Anant Parekh FRS

2019 category winner of the Hymers 100 most inspiring people

Attended Hymers College:

1975 - 1985

What makes this nominee inspiring?

A Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He was a medical student at Oxford University, where he obtained his undergraduate and doctoral degrees (both at University College).

He then moved, initially as an Alexander Von Humboldt Scholar, to the Max Planck Institute for biophysical Chemistry in Goettingen, Germany, where he worked with Nobel laureate Professor Erwin Neher, Professor Walter Stuehmer and then Professor Reinhold Penner. 

He moved back to Oxford (Physiology Department) in 1997 as a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow and Sir Edward Abraham Research Fellow at Keble College. He was subsequently awarded a Lister Institute Senior Research Fellowship, Amersham Medical Fellowship (Keble College) and then Monsanto Senior Research Fellowship (Exeter College, Oxford). In 2002, he was appointed to Professorship (Physiology Department) and Tutorial Fellowship (Lady Margaret Hall). In 2016, he became a Fellow of Merton College and the Director of the Centre of Physiology, Oxford University.

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