Visit from Vice President and Head of Genomic Research at Abbvie UK

Dr Howard Jacob, Vice President and Head of Genomic Research at Abbvie visited the University’s state-of-the-art facilities at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus on 28th June 2018, including: the Clinical Innovation Zone, where he met with industry partners; the Clinical Research Facility; and the Imaging Centre of Excellence, home to the first 7T MRI scanner located in a clinical setting in the UK.

Picture of Dr Howard Jacob who was visiting

Dr Jacob commented: “I’m incredibly impressed with the scope of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus. I’ve never seen anything like the facilities there.”

The College was delighted that Dr Jacob also gave a lecture: “Genetic Sequencing for Drug Discovery and Better Clinical Care”, which was very well received.


First published: 11 July 2018