David Ronald Brown
Professor David Brown was born in Sydney, Australia, but currently works in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Bath in England. Professor Brown’s main interest is the basic mechanisms behind neurodegenerative disorders. In particular, he has shown that metals bind to a variety of proteins, including the prion protein. His current work has focussed on metal binding to a-synculein. He serves as an editor for the Journal of Neurochemistry and is currently a member of the prestigious SEAC committee (Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee), advising the UK government on issues related to bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.
Biography Updated on 28 September 2010