Chair of Pharmacology Receives Honorary Doctorate from the Complutense University Madrid
Posted on: 30 May 2009
Professor Marek Radomski, Chair of Pharmacology and Head of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences was recently conferred with an honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the Complutense University Madrid in Spain which is among the oldest universities in the world. The award was given in recognition of his research work on nitric oxide, matrix metalloproteinases and, more recently, nanopharmacology and nanotoxicology.
Professor Radomski is a Polish-born pharmacologist who has worked both in academia and the pharmaceutical industry in Poland, UK, Canada, Spain and USA. He was recruited to the Chair of Pharmacology (1979) in 2006. He served as Director of Research in the School of Pharmacy and currently serves as Head of School. He is also one of PIs in the Institute of Molecular Medicine and CRANN. Professor Radomski is one of the two most cited biomedical scientists working in Ireland (www.isihighlycited.com). Other recipients of honorary degrees at the ceremony were Professor Stanley Plotkin, Johns Hopkins University and Professor Willy Malaisse, Free University of Brussels. Professor Colm O’Morain, Dean of TCD’s Faculty of Health Sciences attended the ceremony as an invited guest.