As a race we tend to behave like ostriches and bury our heads in the sand when problems or danger arises. Our attitude is often one of it won’t affect me, until the evidence is so clear that we become …
Phil Packer, Innovation Lead Antimicrobial
Resistance & Vaccines. Joined Innovate UK in September 2017.
Prior to this I held various research and research management positions within the public sector. Most recently managing a research programme for Dstl that included the development of medical countermeasures against biological and chemical agents, diagnostics, trauma care, regenerative medicine and hearing loss. My first job at Dstl was the management of the UK plague vaccine programme. Before joining Dstl I worked at CAMR completing a Ph.D and post-doctoral research in cancer and biofilms before moving into ECACC as Quality Manager.
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