University College London
Institute of Child Health
Medical Molecular Biology Unit
member of the Apoptosis and Cancer Laboratory
Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, Leicester, UK
Richard Knight is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Medical Molecular Biology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London (UCL), and also member of the Apoptosis and Cancer Laboratory, Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, Leicester, UK. He obtained an MB in 1967 from University of London and his PhD in 1974 from UCL. He has held many posts in several London institutes and hospitals. He is an Editor for the journals Cell Death & Differentiation (CDD) as well as Cell Death & Disease (CDDIS). His field of study includes all aspects of cell death, especially in relation to the p53 family, the role of STAT transcription factors in cell cycle control and apoptosis and the mechanisms of cytoprotection by the urocortins, particularly in cardiovascular and neuronal pathologies. He has published numerous papers, reviews, editorials, and book chapters during his extensive career.