Professor Michael Arthur, Vice-Chancellor, University of Leeds
Professor Michael Arthur is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds (1st September 2004). He was formerly Professor of Medicine (1992), Head of the School of Medicine (1998-2001) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences in Southampton (2003-04). He is a hepatologist with research interests in liver cell biology developed initially at the University of California, San Francisco (1986-1988) and more recently as a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York (2002). Professor Arthur became a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 1998.
Professor Arthur is Chair of the Russell Group of Universities, a member of the Council of the Medical Research Council, and a US/UK Fulbright Commissioner. He is also Chair of the Advisory Group for National Specialised Services (NHS).