Professor Ian Hall represents the NIHR Biomedical Research Centres on the NIHR Strategy Board.
Ian is currently the Boots’ Professor of Therapeutics at the University of Nottingham and Director of the NIHR-Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. His main clinical interest is in respiratory medicine. He completed his clinical studies at the University of Oxford before moving to Nottingham in 1986. Subsequently he was an MRC travelling fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and National Asthma Campaign Senior Research Fellow back in Nottingham.
From 2009-2015 he was Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Projects in his laboratory focus upon genetic approaches to the study of airway diseases with a special emphasis on asthma and COPD, and studies on cell signalling mechanisms in cells relevant to airway pathology. He was a member of the MRC PSMB board (2006-2010), Chair of the MRC Clinical Fellowship panel (2011-2015), and a clinical medicine panel member in both the 2008 RAE and REF 2014.