Guy Brown is a Professor of Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches and directs research in the Laboratory of Cell Physiology and Pathology. Current research focuses on: inflammation in brain pathology, microglia and mitochondria in cell death, and cell death in leukaemia.
Guy Brown has written several books. "Mitochondrial function" is an edited book for students & scientists, published by Portland Press in 2010. "The Living End" is a popular science book published by Macmillan in 2008. It deals with 'the future of death, aging and immortality'. "The Energy of Life" is a popular science book published by Harper-Collins in 1999, and winner of the Wellcome Trust Prize.
Prof. Guy C. Brown received his Ph.D. in 1986 from the Biochemistry Department at Cambridge, then had a College Research Fellowship from St Catharine's College for 3 years. He then moved to the Department of Physiology, University College London, with a Wellcome Trust Post-doctoral Fellowship, and after 18 months transferred to a Royal Society Research Fellowship at the Department of Biochemistry at UCL. In 1994 he returned to Cambridge with the Royal Society Research Fellowship, and is now a Professor of Cellular Biochemistry at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. He has published about 150 scientific papers. His research has been funded by: the Medical Research Council, the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council, the European Union, the Wellcome Trust, the British Heart Foundation, and Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Podcast & Video
Podcast of Guy Brown talking about latest research here.
Video of microglia eating live neurons here.