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Munir Pirmohamed

David Weatherall Chair of Medicine and NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics at the University of Liverpool

Munir Pirmohamed is a geneticist, David Weatherall Chair of Medicine, and NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics at the University of Liverpool. Research interests include drug safety, pharmacogenomics, and personalised medicine.

Pirmohamed studied medicine at the University of Liverpool. After completing PhD in pharmacology, he began working as a consultant physician at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. He is a member of the Commission on Human Medicines and Chair of its Pharmacovigilance Expert Advisory Group, in addition to the role of Deputy Director for the MRC Centre for Drug Safety Sciences in Liverpool. Alongside these responsibilities, Pirmohamed also sits on the advisory board for precision medicine company Geneix.

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See also: Academia University of Liverpool - Public research university for UK and international students

Details last updated 29-Mar-2022

Munir Pirmohamed News

New era of prescribing medicines: new genetic test finds out better and safer drugs

BBC - 29-Mar-2022

NHS to roll out genetic test that is currently able to match 40 drugs to patient's genetic code