The National Autism Project Strategy Board

Bridget Ogilvie

Bridget Ogilvie spent 20 years as a research scientist studying the immune response to infection mostly at the UK National Institute for Medical Research, then worked for the Wellcome Trust for 19 years, finally as its Director 1991-1998. The Wellcome ...
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Dinah Murray

Dinah Murray is an independent researcher and campaigner, former tutor for Birmingham University’s distance learning courses on autism (adults) and former support worker for people with varied learning disabilities, including autism. Tutoring involved reading and critiquing hundreds of practitioner research ...
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Drummond Bone

Drummond Bone is Master of Balliol College and Chair of the Arts and Humanities Research Council. He taught English and Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick, before returning to Glasgow where he became Professor of English Literature, Dean of ...
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Elizabeth Vallance

Elizabeth Vallance taught political philosophy at Queen Mary College, London University, where she was head of the department of politics, Reader in Government and Politics and Visiting Professor and is now a Fellow. She is a Sloan Fellow of the ...
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Emily Simonoff

Emily Simonoff is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. Her clinical and research work focus on neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism, ADHD and intellectual disability. She has been a panel member for 2 ...
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Ian Ragan

Ian Ragan is a neuropharmacologist and an independent consultant in the biomedical sector, focusing on project management. He spent nearly 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, most recently with Eli Lilly as Executive Director, Neuroscience Research, Europe, and Executive Director, ...
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Martin Knapp

Martin Knapp is Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research. His current research ...
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Richard Horton

Richard Horton is Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet. He was the first President of the World Association of Medical Editors and a Past-President of the US Council of Science Editors. He is an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene ...
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Stephanie Shirley

Stephanie Shirley was a computing pioneer who set up an early software house in 1962. Her long commitment to ASD stems from her late son, Giles, who had regressive, indeed aggressive, autism. She served as a trustee of the National ...
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