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



Whiley L, Nye LC, Grant I, et al., 2019, Ultrahigh-Performance Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry with Electrospray Ionization Quantification of Tryptophan Metabolites and Markers of Gut Health in Serum and Plasma-Application to Clinical and Epidemiology Cohorts, Analytical Chemistry, Vol:91, ISSN:0003-2700, Pages:5207-5216

Gray N, Plumb RS, Wilson ID, et al., 2019, A validated UPLC-MS/MS assay for the quantification of amino acids and biogenic amines in rat urine., J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci, Vol:1106-1107, Pages:50-57

King AM, Mullin LG, Wilson ID, et al., 2019, Development of a rapid profiling method for the analysis of polar analytes in urine using HILIC-MS and ion mobility enabled HILIC-MS, Metabolomics, Vol:15, ISSN:1573-3882

Adesina-Georgiadis KN, Gray N, Plumb RS, et al., 2018, The metabolic fate and effects of 2-Bromophenol in male Sprague-Dawley rats., Xenobiotica, Pages:1-8

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

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