Ted Pridgeon Professor of Neuroscience, University of Warwick

Professor Nicholas Dale

Nicholas Dale gained a BA in Zoology from the University of Cambridge in 1981 and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Bristol in 1984. After postdocs in Stockholm and New York, he returned to the UK as a Royal Society University Research Fellow (1989) then the Royal Society Locke Research Fellow (1992). In 2000, he was appointed as the Ted Pridgeon Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Warwick. Honours include the President’s Medal of the Society for Experimental Biology (1989), a Scientific Medal from the Zoological Society of London (1998), an MRC Milstein Award (2007) and a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2015). Dale has held grants from the MRC, BBSRC, NIHR, EU FP6, Horizon2020, the Wellcome Trust, and the Leverhulme Trust. In addition to running his academic research programme, Nicholas Dale founded Sarissa Biomedical, to make state of the art biosensors that he had devised available to the scientific research community. Sarissa has now transitioned into an IVD manufacturing company with the mission of transforming emergency clinical care through next-generation biosensors.