Dr Carl Goodyear
Director, GLAZgo Discovery Centre
Senior Lecturer, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation
University of Glasgow
Dr Carl Goodyear studied at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University, gaining a BSc with honours in Molecular Biology in 1996 and a PhD in Molecular Immunology in 1999. Upon completing his PhD, Dr Goodyear moved to the US and worked in the Department of Medicine at the University of California at San Diego where he held the position of Assistant Professor. During this period Dr Goodyear was awarded a Cancer Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, became a National Blood Foundation Scholar, and received a number of awards including the National Blood Foundation David B. Pall Prize for Innovative Research in Transfusion Medicine and an Arthritis Foundation Investigator Award. In 2006 he returned to work in the UK at the Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation in the University of Glasgow. He was awarded a prestigious Arthritis Research UK Fellowship and shortly after became a Senior Lecturer. Dr Goodyear’s research has continued to gain awards such as the Inaugural Medical Research Scotland Vipiana Award.
Dr Goodyear’s research group is currently focused on understanding immunopathogenesis of disease (i.e., Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis & Multiple Myeloma) and translating this knowledge into viable therapeutic agents for patients. In parallel, Dr. Goodyear also leads a Translational Immunology programme, which provides the critical interface between clinical and basic science.
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