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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


Prof Nigel Slater

Professor Nigel Slater has been appointed to the Commission on Human Medicines to advise on biological medicines and vaccines. Primarily, the Commission advises government ministers on matters relating to human medicinal products and also advises UK medicines regulatory authorities in relation to the safety, quality and efficacy of medicines.

Professor Slater's work at the Department of Chemical Engineering falls under the Microstructure Engineering and Processes themes and he is the head of the Bioscience engineering group.

Commission on Human Medicines

BioScience Engineering Group

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9 August 2019

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Dr Marta Serrani through to semi-finals of the Postdoc Business Plan Competition

8 August 2019

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