|Fields Biological Chemistry|
Name Jeremy Nicholson
|Known for Metabolomics|
|Institutions Birkbeck College, London University; London School of Pharmacy; Imperial College London|
Alma mater University of Liverpool, University of London
Jeremy K. Nicholson is a professor of biological chemistry and head of the Department of Biomolecular Medicine, Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics at the Imperial College London.
Nicholson obtained his BS in molecular toxicology and inorganic biochemistry from Liverpool University in 1977 and his PhD from London University in 1980. He has worked at Birkbeck College, London University, at the London School of Pharmacy and at Imperial College London and has held honorary professorships at six universities and two professorships at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, of which he was elected as an Albert Einstein Honorary Professor in 2014.
He is also founder director, chief scientist and chief scientist officer at Metabometrix, an Imperial College spin-off company specializing in molecular phenotyping, clinical diagnostics and toxicological screening via metabonomics and metabolomics.
His research interests include spectroscopic and chemometric approaches to the investigation of disturbed metabolic processes in complex organisms.
Nicholson is known for having developed Metabonomics, also referred to as metabolic profiling.
Nicholson has received numerous grants and awards for his work, recent awards including:
Nicholson has published over 600 scientific papers. He has an H-index of 107 and is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher.