Sussan Nourshargh is a pharmacologist who studied at University College London (BSc) and King’s College London (PhD) and became Professor of Immunopharmacology at Imperial College London in 2006. In 2007 she joined Barts and The London Medical School, Queen Mary, University of London, UK, to establish and head a new Centre focusing on Microvascular Research. Her research, largely funded by the Wellcome Trust and MRC, aims to unravel the molecular and cellular events involved in leukocyte trafficking. Specifically, through the application of high-resolution in vivo microscopy she has made seminal contributions to the field of neutrophil transmigration for which her group is internationally respected.
Sussan Nourshargh is Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and British Pharmacological Society. She has acted as committee member for numerous national and international funding bodies, scientific societies, editorials and advisory boards and has been recipient of multiple prestigious awards.