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Sir Colin Blakemore FMedSci HonFRCP HonFRSM HonFRSB MAE FRS

Sir Colin is a British neuroscientist who has studied vision, development of the brain and neurodegenerative disease.


He is Professor of Neuroscience at City University of Hong Kong, Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at Oxford and Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of Advanced Study, University of London. He was Chief Executive of the British Medical Research Council from 2003-7 and has been a scientific adviser to the British and other governments. Colin joined the Board of Trustees in 2012 and has been an Honorary Trustee since 2019.