London Research Institute

Dr. Ian Kerr has had a long and very distinguished career studying the mechanism of action of the interferons. Obtaining his Ph.D. in 1963, he did postdoctoral work at Stanford and MIT, and was a group leader at the MRC National Institute of Medical Research for many years before moving to Lincoln’ s Inn Fields in 1980. Dr. Kerr has made numerous ground-breaking contributions to our understanding of how interferons alter cellular behavior.Dr. Kerr was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1985. Dr. Kerr retired in 2005 as a senior group leader at Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London Research Institute.