Kevin BRINDLE, DPhil

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Kevin M. Brindle is Professor of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK, and a senior group leader in the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute.
He got his BA (1978) and DPhil (1982) in Oxford, the latter on 1H NMR studies of cells with the late Prof. Iain Campbell FRS, and then joined the laboratory of Prof Sir George Radda FRS in 1983, becoming a Royal Society University Research Fellow in 1986.
He moved to a lectureship in Manchester in 1990 and in 1993 to a lectureship in Cambridge, where he became Professor in 2005.
The current focus of his work is to develop novel imaging methods to detect cancer, disease progression and to monitor early tumour responses to treatment.  He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2012 and to the European Academy of Cancer Sciences in 2014.
He was awarded the European Society of Molecular Imaging Award in 2013 and the Gold Medal of the World Molecular Imaging Society in 2014.