Sean Gorman

    Sean Gorman

    Emeritus Professor

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    Professor Sean Gorman was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences in 2009 and holds the Chair in Pharmaceutical Microbiology. He was Head of the School of Pharmacy from 2002. Professor Gorman established the Medical Devices and Implants Group in 1985 seeking development of biocompatible, bioactive biomaterials resistant to bacterial infection. His fundamental and developmental research programmes interface with the international medical device industry. Professor Gorman has been a founder/director of two ‘spin-out’ companies backed by DTI funding and a Medical Polymers Research Institute (MPRI) was established through substantial EU funding.

    He is the author of more than 250 scientific publications and patents and is an editor of two textbooks. ‘Pharmaceutical Microbiology’ is the standard textbook for the subject area with a Chinese translated edition. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society and has been a member of several bodies including the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of NI, the British Pharmacopoeia Commission Panel of Experts and the UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Pharmacy Panel. He serves on several journal editorial boards and the EPSRC Peer Review College. He is Visiting Professor at three Chinese universities and lectures worldwide on his research area. He was appointed CBE in 2010 for services to healthcare and pharmaceutical microbiology.

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    • University of Birmingham

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    • Trinity College Dublin

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    • University of Dundee

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