Stephen R. Bloom

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Sir Stephen Bloom
BornStephen Robert Bloom
(1942-10-24) 24 October 1942 (age 76)[1]
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge (MA, MD)
Spouse(s)
Margaret Janet Bloom (née Sturrock) (m. 1965)
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Childrenfour[1]
Awards
Scientific career
Institutions

Sir Stephen Robert Bloom FRS[3] is a Professor of Medicine at Imperial College London where he leads the Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism division.[4][5][6][7][8]

Education[edit]

Bloom was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge where he was awarded a Master of Arts degree in 1968 and a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1979.[1] He received his Doctor of Science (DSc) degree from the University of London in 1982. Bloom completed appointments as a house officer, senior house officer and specialist registrar at Middlesex Hospital, University College London, where he also received his Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Research Fellowship training.

Awards and honours[edit]

Bloom was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2013. His nomination reads:

Blooms research has been funded by grants awarded by the BBSRC and Medical Research Council (MRC).[9]

Bloom was also knighted in the Queen's 2012 New Year Honours, and awarded Fellowships of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath), the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci) and the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c BLOOM, Prof. Sir Stephen (Robert). ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2015 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. closed access publication – behind paywall (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b BLOOM, Margaret Janet, (Lady Bloom). ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2015 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. closed access publication – behind paywall (subscription required)
  3. ^ a b c "Professor Stephen Bloom FRS". London: The Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2015-05-02.
  4. ^ Stephen R. Bloom's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database. (subscription required)
  5. ^ Batterham, R. L.; Cowley, M. A.; Small, C. J.; Herzog, H.; Cohen, M. A.; Dakin, C. L.; Wren, A. M.; Brynes, A. E.; Low, M. J.; Ghatei, M. A.; Cone, R. D.; Bloom, S. R. (2002). "Gut hormone PYY3-36 physiologically inhibits food intake". Nature. 418 (6898): 650–4. doi:10.1038/nature00887. PMID 12167864.
  6. ^ Lechler, R. I.; Lord, G. M.; Matarese, G.; Howard, J. K.; Baker, R. J.; Bloom, S. R. (1998). "Leptin modulates the T-cell immune response and reverses starvation-induced immunosuppression". Nature. 394 (6696): 897–901. doi:10.1038/29795. PMID 9732873.
  7. ^ Batterham, R. L.; Cohen, M. A.; Ellis, S. M.; Le Roux, C. W.; Withers, D. J.; Frost, G. S.; Ghatei, M. A.; Bloom, S. R. (2003). "Inhibition of food intake in obese subjects by peptide YY3-36". New England Journal of Medicine. 349 (10): 941–8. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa030204. PMID 12954742.
  8. ^ "Professor Sir Stephen Bloom, FRS". Imperial College London. Archived from the original on 2014-11-18.
  9. ^ "UK Government Grants awarded to Stephen R. Bloom". Research Councils UK. Archived from the original on 2015-06-08.