Prof. Richard Cornall University of Oxford, UK

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Originally from the Isle of Wight, Professor Cornall read biochemistry at Trinity College, Cambridge and then clinical medicine at Balliol College, Oxford. He worked for a few years as a physician, after which he was a graduate student with John Todd at the University of Oxford, where he studied in... read morethe genetics of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. After a period at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School and Stanford, in 2000 he was made a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow and Honorary Consultant at the University of Oxford.

Professor Cornall is interested in immune regulation and autoimmunity, B cells, the treatment of autoimmune diseases and the use of genetics to identify new pathways in immunity.

He was Deputy Head of the Medical School and Medical Sciences Division of the University from 2015-17. On the 1st July 2019, Richard became the Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine and Head of Department of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. He is also a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.