Rodger Duffin BSc., PhD, MRCPath, FRSB
Dr Duffin is a Reader in Respiratory Medicine and Head of the Particle and Fibre Research Laboratory within the Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests are focused on the mechanisms controlling the processes of inflammation, from initiation to resolution and also understanding the potential toxicology surrounding environmental and occupational (nano)particle exposures. He trained in Edinburgh with Professor Ken Donaldson as a Colt Foundation PhD student in particle toxicology. After completing his PhD, He under took a 3 year post-doctoral training position in Dusseldorf where he then returned to Edinburgh in 2005, after being awarded a Colt Foundation Research Fellowship. He is currently one of the Scientific Advisors to the Colt Foundation Trustees.