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Dr Simon Wilkinson

Dr Wilkinson has been a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology in the School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Sciences at Newcastle University since November 2018, where he is Chair of the Pharmacology Curriculum.

Last updated: 11 August 2022

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Image of Dr Simon Wilkinson in front of a cream coloured wall with decorations, wearing a dark suit jacket over a white shirt and multicoloured tie.

Bio

Simon Wilkinson has been a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology in the School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Sciences at Newcastle University since November 2018, where he is Chair of the Pharmacology Curriculum at Newcastle as well as module leader on the Pharmacology degree program.  Prior to this he was a Staff Scientist at the Medical Toxicology Centre (MTC) at Newcastle University from 2006 to 2018. He worked as a Toxicologist for the UK Health Protection Agency from 2004 to 2006, and was a researcher on the EU Edetox project, which evaluated in vitro methods for dermal absorption, from 2001 to 2004. Dr Wilkinson has held joint responsibility for collaborative research (with staff at Public Health England and at the Institute of Cellular Medicine in Newcastle) in dermal absorption and metabolism in projects funded by the UK National Institute of Health Research, including the efficacy of novel methods for skin decontamination used in mass casualty incidents. He was a consultant in skin absorption and metabolism for L’Oreal from 2011 to 2015.  He was a member of the UK Expert Committee on Pesticides from 2015 to 2020 and was Co-Editor for the British Toxicology Society Newsletter from 2010 to 2013.

Dr. Wilkinson's appointment as a member of the COT expires on 30th April 2024.

 

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Consultancies and other fee-paid work  Consultancy for L’Oreal, Paris