King's College London
Professor Ian McFadzean
Professor McFadzean is Dean of Bioscience Education at King's College London, and a trustee of UST.
Ian studied Pharmacy at the University of Strathclyde before gaining a PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Ray Hill and Graeme Henderson. He was awarded a Beit Memorial Research Fellowship in 1986 to work with David Brown at UCL, prior to being appointed to a lectureship in pharmacology at King’s College London in 1990. His research focusses on the pharmacological regulation of ion channels, notably calcium channels in neurones and smooth muscle. He is an enthusiastic teacher and lectures on a wide range of pharmacological topics to anyone who will listen!
He joined King’s in January 1990 as a lecturer in pharmacology at the then Chelsea Campus in Manresa Road. He has held a number of education–related positions within the College, including interim Vice-Principal (Education) in 2016 and Chair of the College Assessment Board from 2011-2014. He is also Dean of Bioscience Education within the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and currently the Vice President Academic Affairs for the British Pharmacological Society.