Imperial College London

Professor Amin Hajitou

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Professor of Targeted Therapeutics



+44 (0)20 7594 6546a.hajitou Website




Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus





  • Award for Excellence in Research Degree Supervision in the Department of Medicine, Imperial College London., Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, 2016
  • Certificate of Honour from the National Research Council of Thailand, following Excellent Thesis award received by my Thai PhD student, from the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand., The National Research Council of Thailand, 2016
  • Royal Decoration by his Majesty the King of Morocco with a Royal Medal and a title of Officer (OWA), equivalent of OBE, in recognition of scientific accomplishments in translational cancer research., King of Morocco, 2015
  • Centenary Award of the Medical Research Council, Medical Research Council, 2012
  • Winner of the Best Science Award at the British Neuro-oncology Society (BNOS) international meeting in Manchester, British Neuro-oncology Society, 2012

External Positions

  • Member of the Local Organising Committee., Local Organising Committee of The BSGCT's biennial meeting that will be held in Sheffield 2019., The British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy (BSGCT)., 2019 - 2018
  • Track Chairman for the “Regenerative Medicine” track, 5th Biotechnology World Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Eureka Science, 2019 - 2019
  • Expert Reviewer, Newton Advanced Fellowship Programme, The Academy of Medical Sciences, United Kingdom, 2018 - 2018
  • Expert Reviewer, Research Project Grants, Action Medical Research, 2018 - 2018
  • To represent Imperial in the Steering Committee., Collaborate to Innovate, MedCity, Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE), European Regional Development Fund., 2017 - 2017
  • Expert Reviewer, Biomedical Catalyst: DPFS/DCS. Development Pathway Funding., Medical Research Council, 2015
  • Consultancy for Scientific, technical and/or strategic advice and assistance in relation to award applications and projects and other matters of strategic or scientific interest to the Trust., Health Innovation Challenge Fund, The Wellcome Trust, 2015
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the 4th Oxford Bacteriophage conference, Phages, Oxford., Oxford Bacteriophage conference, 2014 - 2015
  • Member of Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (Spain)., 2013
  • Editor, Editorial Board of the Dataset Papers in Oncology, Oncology Journal, 2012
  • Editor, Editorial Board of the International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology., 2012
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA) of the United Kingdom, Higher Education Academy, 2011
  • Expert Referee, European Research Council, Advanced Grants, European Research Council (ERC), 2009 - 2013

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the South of England Brain Tumour Alliance (SEBTA)., South of England Brain Tumour Alliance (SEBTA)., 2012

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Visiting Professor, Mahidol University, 2018

Industrial Connections

  • AAVP Biosystems, Major Inventor of the AAVP vector after which the Company was named
  • Advent Life Sciences, Agreement for Provision of Consultancy Services
  • Aleta Biotherapeutics, Research Collaboration
  • BigDNA ltd, Wallace Building, Roslin BioCentre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PP, Scotland, UK, Collaborator
  • National Nanotechnology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency, 111 Thailand Science Park Pathumthani 12120 Thailand, Collaborator
  • Pfizer, Funded Research Collaboration Agreement