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Professor Ian Wong BSc MSc PhD MRPharmS

Non-Executive Director, Founder

  • Professor Wong is the Professor of Paediatric Medicines Research and the Director of the Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research at The School of Pharmacy in London

  • He is a qualified pharmacist and worked at the former UK Medicines Control Agency before starting his research career in medication safety

  • Professor Wong took up a research pharmacist post at the David Lewis Centre for Epilepsy to investigate the safety of new anti-epileptic drugs between 1994 and 1997 and was awarded his PhD from Manchester Medical School

  • In 1997, Professor Wong was appointed as a lecturer at the University of Bradford before moving to The School of Pharmacy, University of London, to set up the Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research

  • He was awarded a Department of Health Public Health Career Scientist Award in 2002

  • Professor Wong and his colleagues also received the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group Award in 2003 and Chemists and Druggists Pharmacy Practice Research Medal 2004 for his research in paediatric medicines

  • To date he has published over 200 publications