Geraint Rees (Professor)

Geraint Rees (Professor) is Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences at University College London (UCL), responsible for a large and complex world-leading academic faculty with over 850 staff, several thousand students and an income of almost £120M per annum. He founded and directs the Academic Careers Office (ACO) at UCL and the Experimental Medicine Academy at the UCLH NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. The ACO delivers highly creative nationally recognised training to some of the UK’s largest academic and clinical academic training programmes. He is a non-executive Director of UCL Business, one of the UK’s most successful technology transfer companies, and a Senior Scientific Advisor at DeepMind. As a neurologist and neuroscientist, his research seeks to understand the neural basis of human cognition. He has published over 280 research papers that have been cited over 28.000 times, and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2010. His current projects at UCL include transforming the digital and data ecosystem and helping deliver AI-enabled healthcare systems.

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