Profession: 

Professor of Immunology

Relevant organisations/institutions:

University of Glasgow & Chair of Research Committee 

Research areas of interest/specialisms:

  • The immunology of the intestine
  • Inflammation and autoimmunity

Work/academic background:

Simon received his PhD in Immunology in 1996 from Imperial College, London. He then worked as a researcher in Philadelphia and Oxford. Simon took up a position as a lecturer in Immunology in Glasgow in 2007.

The work in his lab focusses on two areas, both involving the immunology of the intestine: basic studies of the functions of 'dendritic cells' in controlling healthy intestinal immune responses ; and more applied projects to understand potentially intestine-related inflammatory and autoimmune conditions.

Relevant weblinks:

Further information about Simon can be found on the University of Glasgow website.
Further information about Simon's lab can be found here.
See Simon's Google Scholar list here.