Our researchers - Professor B. Paul Morgan
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Paul graduated from the Welsh National School of Medicine in 1980. Following his early medical training in Cardiff, he specialised in Clinical Biochemistry obtaining his PhD in 1984. Following two years in the US developing his research skills, Professor Morgan returned to Cardiff University to take up a lectureship in Clinical Biochemistry. He won a prestigious Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellowship in 1987, and remained a Fellow for 15 years. In 2001, he was appointed Head of Medical Biochemistry and Immunology in the former University of Wales College of Medicine. Post-merger with Cardiff University, he was appointed Dean of Medical Research in the School of Medicine from 2007, responsible for developing the School’s Medical Research strategy. He became Dean of Medicine and Head of the School of Medicine from April 2009 to December 2013.
He is a Member of the College of Physicians, Fellow of the College of Pathologists and Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Professor Morgan is a research specialist in Clinical Immunology and has created an internationally respected research group at Cardiff working on Complement Biology. He has published over 400 research papers and reviews; his current research is focussed on the role of complement in neurological and degenerative diseases.