Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Professor Sir Christopher Dobson

Professor Sir Christopher Dobson

Members of the Department were saddened to learn of the death of Sir Christopher Dobson on September 8th. He died peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital, surrounded by his family. As an undergraduate, DPhil student and research fellow, and later lecturer, reader and professor, Chris spent more than 30 years in the Department of Chemistry. It was here that he first began his groundbreaking research into protein aggregation and its role in Alzheimer's disease. Professor Dame Carol Robinson said: "Beyond his research Chris was an inspirational mentor who transformed the lives of many around him, myself included." more........