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Paul Long is a microbiologist by training and his research uses a combination of bioinformatics, laboratory and field studies to discover new medicines from nature, particularly from the marine environment. Current projects are in the areas of dermatology (sunscreens & antioxidants), infection (paediatrics & reproductive health), oncology (haematopoietic and lymphoid malignancies) and CNS (analgesia & addiction management). As well as working in academia both in the UK, Europe, Latin America and USA, Prof. Long has worked for the NHS, in global pharma and start-up biotechnology industries. Professor Long has been a Vising Scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science, and is currently an International Visiting Research Professor at the University of São Paulo Brazil.


Course teacher: Pharmacy
Course leader: Biopharmaceuticals MSc