Frances Platt

Frances Platt

Prof. Frances Platt obtained her PhD from the University of Bath, UK, and was a post-doctoral fellow at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, USA. She was a Lister Institute Senior Research Fellow and a Reader at the University of Oxford. Prof. Platt’s main research interests include the biology and pathobiology of glycosphingolipids. Her research led to the development of miglustat for the treatment of glycosphingolipid storage diseases. In 1999, Prof. Platt was awarded the Alan Gordon Memorial Award and the Horst Bickel Award for advances in metabolic disease therapy. She was elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2011.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


Editors: Frances Platt & Nick Platt Release Date: 05 Feb 2015
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