Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Honorary Clinical Lecturer



+44 (0)20 3313 1677v.libri




NIHR Imperial Clinical Research FacilityICTEM buildingHammersmith Campus





Vincenzo Libri is a Clinical Senior Lecturer within the Division of Investigative Science at Imperial College London and Head of Clinical Studies at the ‘Sir John McMichael’ Clinical Research Centre - Hammersmith Campus. He also coordinates a MRes in Translational Medicine for graduates in medicine and basic scientists with a degree in life sciences.

From 1990 to 1998 he was a Welcome Trust and Medical Research Council Grant Holder at the School of Pharmacy, University of London (UK). In 1994 he was appointed Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Rome, (Italy). In the last ten years, Vincenzo has worked in multiple Pharmaceutical Companies (GlaxoWellcome, Eli Lilly, and GlaxoSmithKline) undertaking direct responsibilities for phase I/II clinical trials. In 2004 he was appointed Head of Experimental and Translational Medicine at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Discovery Medicine, Neurology CEDD, GSK-UK.

Dr Libri joined Imperial College in April 2009 to lead a team of clinicians, nurses and administrative staff and coordinate the development of a sustainable portfolio of clinical trials and experimental medicine studies across therapeutic areas. He is a Principal Investigator for the development and implementation of Phase I/II clinical trials in healthy volunteers and patients, with primary interests in experimental neurology, translational medicine and clinical neuro-pharmacology.



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