Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Chair in Drug Metabolism and Molecular Toxicology



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Prof. Wilson holds the Chair in Drug Metabolism and Molecular Toxicology.

Ian Wilson trained as a biochemist at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, going on to a PhD at Keele University on insect moulting hormones. After this he worked in the Pharmaceutical industry, most recently as a Senior Principal Scientist in the Dept of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics at the AstraZeneca Research site at Alderley Park in Cheshire (UK), joining Imperial College in 2012. He is the author, or co-author, of some 480 papers or reviews, and has received a number of awards in separation and analytical science from the Royal Society of Chemistry, including the Gold Medal of the Analytical Division (2005) and most recently the Knox Medal of the RSC Separation Science Group (2012). He received the Jubilee Medal of the Chromatographic Society in 1994 and gave the inaugural Desty Memorial lecture for Innovation in Separation Science in1996. His research is directed towards the development of hyphenated techniques in chromatography and their application to problems in drug metabolism, toxicology and metabonomics



Ekdahl A, Weidolf L, Baginski M, et al., 2018, The metabolic fate of fenclozic acid in chimeric mice with a humanized liver, Archives of Toxicology, Vol:92, ISSN:0340-5761, Pages:2819-2828

King AM, Grant I, Rainville PD, et al., 2018, Capillary ultra performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry analysis of tienilic acid metabolites in urine following intravenous administration to the rat., J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci, Vol:1087-1088, Pages:142-148

Broadhurst D, Goodacre R, Reinke SN, et al., 2018, Guidelines and considerations for the use of system suitability and quality control samples in mass spectrometry assays applied in untargeted clinical metabolomic studies, Metabolomics, Vol:14, ISSN:1573-3882

Wilson CE, Dickie AP, Schreiter K, et al., 2018, The pharmacokinetics and metabolism of diclofenac in chimeric humanized and murinized FRG mice, Archives of Toxicology, Vol:92, ISSN:0340-5761, Pages:1953-1967

Athersuch TJ, Antoine DJ, Boobis AR, et al., 2018, Paracetamol metabolism, hepatotoxicity, biomarkers and therapeutic interventions: a perspective, Toxicology Research, Vol:7, ISSN:2045-452X, Pages:347-357

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