Adam Pawson, PhD
Adam Pawson is the Senior Managing Editor at Bitesize Bio. After receiving his PhD in Chemical Pathology and Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town, he spent 12 years as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and Senior Investigator Scientist at the Medical Research Council, Human Reproductive Sciences Unit in Edinburgh. He then spent 10 years as the Senior Curator for the IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY database at the University of Edinburgh, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences.
An experienced pharmacologist, biocurator, and bioinformatician for a portfolio of online bio/ chem/ pharmacoinformatic resources being developed for students and academic/ industrial scientists working in the areas of pharmacology, immunopharmacology, and malaria, and related to drug/ target research, to educate and to foster innovative drug discovery.
Previously directed an internationally competitive research program specializing in G protein-coupled receptor pharmacology, intracellular trafficking, signal transduction, and peptide hormone endocrinology toward the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of hormone-dependent diseases and assisted reproductive techniques.
Senior Managing Editor, Bitesize Bio
Senior Database Curator/ Bioinformatician (2011-2020), The University of Edinburgh, CMVM, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences
Executive Secretary (2012-present), International Union for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Ex officio member and Executive Secretary of the Nomenclature and Standards Committee of the International Union for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (NC-IUPHAR), supporting Executives and Committee members.
Senior Investigator Scientist, Post-doctoral Scientist (1999-2011), Medical Research Council, Human Reproductive Sciences Unit, the Queen’s Medical Research Institute
Publications - PubMed
Publications - Google Scholar
Publications - Web of Science ResearcherID: Q-5678-2016
Publications - ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2280-845X