Professor Roderick Flower, Prof. Emer.
Dr. Flower, a distinguished pharmacologist, graduated with first-class honors in physiology from the University of Sheffield in 1971. After postgraduate training with Nobel Laureate John Vane, he spent over a decade at the Wellcome Foundation before becoming the Chair of Pharmacology at the University of Bath in 1985.
He is the co-founder of the William Harvey Research Institute and was Institute Director from 2000-2004.
Dr. Flower made significant contributions to understanding the biology of annexins and their anti-inflammatory properties and has published over 350 papers and books. He has received numerous national and international awards, including the 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Inflammation Societies.