BLAKEMORE, FMedSci, FRS, is Chief Executive of
the Medical Research Council (MRC).
His research is concerned with vision and the early development of the brain. He has been President of the British Neuroscience Association, the Physiological Society and the new Biosciences Federation. He has also been President and Chairman of the British Association for the Advancement of Science and he is strongly committed to the public communication of science.
Dr. Blakemore is the author of The Mind's Brain.
Beyond Edge: The Medical Research Council