Marc Vendrell

Personal Chair Translational Chemistry & Biomedical Imaging


Marc graduated in Chemistry at the University of Barcelona in 2007. He then joined the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium to work with Young-Tae Chang in synthetic fluorophores for optical imaging. In 2012 he started his independent career as an Academic Fellow at the University of Edinburgh to develop translational chemical probes for imaging immune cell function in humans. His research has been recognised with international awards and distinctions:  SEQT Young Investigator Award (2007), SBIC Chairman’s Prize (2010), ERC Consolidator Grant (2017), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2017), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2018), Marcial Moreno Lectureship (2018), FLIER Fellow from the Academy of Medical Sciences (2019), SRUK Emerging Talent Award (2019). Since 2020, he holds a Personal Chair of Translational Chemistry and Biomedical Imaging at the College of Medicine in Edinburgh.

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