Profile of Prof Richard Cornall
Richard Cornall is the current Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine and Head of Department of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oxford. He studied biochemistry at Cambridge University and medicine at Oxford. After a period at Stanford University, he became a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow and Honorary Consultant in Renal and Transplant Medicine at the University of Oxford. His research is in the area of immune regulation and autoimmunity, B cells, the treatment of autoimmune diseases and the use of genetics and animal models to identify new pathways in immunity. He was the Deputy Head of the Medical School and Medical Sciences Division of the University from 2015-17. He is the co-founder, with Professor Simon Davis, of MiroBio, a University of Oxford start-up creating immune regulatory therapeutics.