We are delighted to announce that Professor Philip Maini FRS, Professorial Fellow in Mathematical Biology, is one of the 46 world-leading UK researchers who have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Professor Philip K MainiThe Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science. The Academy's mission is to advance biomedical and health research and its translation into benefits for society. 

This year's elected Fellows have expertise that spans women’s health, immunology, public health and infectious disease among many other fields.

Professor Maini is Director of the Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology. His work is on the mathematical modelling of spatiotemporal processes in biology and medicine. Speaking of his election, he said he was 'surprised and delighted' to be so honoured.

The new Fellows will be formally admitted to the Academy at a ceremony on 28 June 2017.