Professor Steven Rose

Professor Steven Rose is a Professor of Biology and Neurobiology at the Open University and University of London.
Rose read biochemsitry at King's College, Cambridge and neurobiology at Cambridge and the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.  When he was appointed to the professorship of biology at the newly instituted Open University in 1969 he was Britain's youngest full professor and chair of department. At the Open University he established the Brain Research Group, within which he and his colleagues focussed on the biological processes involved in memory formation and treatments for Alzheimer's Disease on which he has published some 300 research papers and reviews.
He has written several popular science books and regularly writes for The Guardian. From 1999 to 2002, he was Professor of Physic at Gresham College with his wife Hilary Rose.
His work has won him numerous medals and prizes including the Biochemical Society medal for communication in science and the prestigious Edinburgh Medal. His book The Making of Memory won the Science Book Prize in 1993.

Recent Past Lectures
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Assessing the Three New Science & Society Commissions

Professor Steven Rose
Saturday, 6 July 2002 - 12:00AM
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Regulating human genetics

Professor Hilary Rose
Monday, 4 February 2002 - 6:00PM
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Gene Therapy for Battered Brains?

Professor Steven Rose
Monday, 2 April 2001 - 12:00AM
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Tailor-Made Drugs?

Professor Hilary Rose
Monday, 5 March 2001 - 12:00AM
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Pharmacogenomics: Revolution in Health Care?

Professor Steven Rose
Monday, 5 February 2001 - 12:00AM
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Conflict and Consensus in the Age of the New Genetics: Mad, Bad or Sad

Professor Steven Rose
Monday, 4 December 2000 - 12:00AM

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