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Fawcett, Prof. James William free


Born 13 March 1950; s of late Edward Fawcett, OBE and Jane Fawcett, MBE; m 1980, Kay-Tee Khaw , qv; one s one d

Chairman, Cambridge University Centre for Brain Repair, since 2001, and Merck Company Professor of Experimental Neurology, since 2002, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Director of Studies in Medicine, since 1999, King’s College, Cambridge


Westminster Sch.; Balliol Coll., Oxford, (BA 1972); St Thomas’s Hospital Med. Sch. (MB BS 1975); PhD London Univ. 1982. MRCP 1979, FRCP 2000


House Surgeon, St Thomas’ Hosp., 1976; House Physician, Addenbrooke’s Hosp., 1977; SHO Intensive Care, St Thomas’ Hosp., 1977–78; SHO Immunology, Northwick Park Hosp., 1978–79; Scientist, NIMR, London, 1979–82; Asst Prof., Salk Inst., La Jolla, 1982–86; Lectr in Physiol., Cambridge Univ., 1986–2001. FMedSci 2003


(jtly) Formation and Regeneration of Nerve Connections, 1992; (jtly) Brain Damage, Brain Repair, 2002


bagpiping, sailing, old machinery


Cambridge University Centre for Brain Repair, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2PY

(01223) 331160


Pinstripe Highlanders; Brancaster Staithe Sailing, Royal Highland Yacht