Translational Awards Committee

The Translational Awards Committee meets twice a year to assess Translational Awards. Current members are listed below.


Dr David Grainger

Medicxi Ventures

Expertise in early-stage technologies particularly in inflammation and cardiovascular biology.


Dr Dani Bach

Touchstone Innovations

Expertise in medtech and drug development (biologics and small molecules).

Dr V Paul Gerskowitch

VPG Affiliates

Experience in pre-clinical and clinical drug discovery and development, with expertise relating to small molecules, engineered protein scaffolds, cell based therapies, diagnostics and biomarkers.

Dr Andrew Grace

Consultant Cardiologist, Cambridge University Health Partners

Professor Michael Marber

Professor of Cardiology, King's College London

Dr Nigel Ramsden


Expertise in target validation and small molecule drug discovery and development in thrombosis, heart failure, dyslipidemia and metabolic syndrome.

Dr Christopher de Souza

Broadview Ventures

Expertise in cardio-metabolic research translation and drug discovery / device development.

Professor Ian Zachary

Professor of Vascular Cell Biology, University College London