Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed

MRC Council member

Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed is a member of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Council.

Munir is David Weatherall Chair of Medicine at the University of Liverpool, and a Consultant Physician at the Liverpool University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust.

He is Director of the Centre for Drug Safety Sciences, and Director of the Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine.

He is an inaugural National Institute for Health and Care Research Senior Investigator, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK, and Chair of the Commission on Human Medicines. He is a medical trustee for the British Heart Foundation.

He was awarded a Knights Bachelor in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2015. His research focuses on:

  • personalised medicine
  • clinical pharmacology
  • drug safety

Last updated: 25 April 2024

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