Vice President of Academia Europaea and Cardiff Hub Director, Professor Ole Petersen, has been elected Fellow of IUPS and become an inaugural member of the IUPS Academy of Physiology.
The Fellowship has acknowledged Professor Petersen’s sustained contributions to scholarship in physiology and his distinguished career. Professor Petersen was one of the 30 elected Fellows to IUPS. In addition to Professor Petersen, seven of the inaugural Fellows are also Members of Academia Europaea:
- Frances Ashcroft FRS
- Barbara Cannon
- Dario DiFrancesco
- Denis Noble FRS
- Ingrid Fleming
- Laszlo Hunyady
- Pieter Carmeliet
IUPS has also announced the election of three Honorary Fellows, including Nobel Laureate and Member of Academia Europaea, Professor Erwin Neher, of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, in Germany.
About Ole Petersen CBE FMedSci FLSW MAE ML FRS
Ole Petersen is a Professor at Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences. He was elected Fellow of The Royal Society in 2000 and Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in 2010. He became Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2008. Professor Petersen is Vice-President of Academia Europaea and also a member of the Academia Europaea Board. He is Chief Editor of American Physiological Society’s Open Access flagship journal FUNCTION which launched in 2020.
About the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS)
The International Union of Physiological Sciences is a not-for-profit collective of physiological societies, founded in 1953. Further information is available on the IUPS website.
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