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Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Keele University

Gordon Dent is Director of Undergraduate Medicine Admissions and Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at Keele University School of Medicine. He gained his BSc in pharmacology (1985) and PhD in immunopharmacology (1991) from the University of London before working as a research fellow at the Großhansdorf Centre for Pneumology & Thoracic Surgery (1991-1998) and then a senior research fellow at the University of Southampton (1998-2003). He joined the new medical school at Keele in 2003 as a lecturer in pharmacology with an interest in inflammatory diseases of the respiratory and gastrointestinal systems.


  • 2003–present
    Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Keele University School of Medicine
  • 1998–2003
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton School of Medicine
  • 1991–1998
    Research Fellow, Krankenhaus Großhansdorf Zentrum für Pneumologie und Thoraxchirurgie
  • 1986–1991
    Research Assistant, National Heart & Lung Institute, London
  • 1983–1984
    Undergraduate Trainee, Sandoz AG, Basel


  • 2019 
    Keele University, PGCert Teaching & Learning with Technology
  • 2004 
    Keele University, PGCert Teaching & Learning in HE
  • 1991 
    University of London, PhD Immunopharmacology
  • 1985 
    University of London, BSc (Hons) Pharmacology

Professional Memberships

  • British Pharmacological Society
  • Association for the Study of Medical Education