Mike Dexter. Acrylic painting by Alex Dexter, 2003.
Thomas Michael Dexter|
15 May 1945
University of Salford (BSc)|
University of Manchester (PhD)
Director of Wellcome Trust|
|Awards||Fellow of the Royal Society (1991)|
University of Manchester
Paterson Institute for Cancer Research
|Thesis||Leukaemogenesis by the alkylating agent methylnitrosourea (1974)|
Dexter was inspired to take A levels at night school and went on study physiology and zoology at the University of Salford. After graduating, he continued in academia and received a PhD from the University of Manchester in 1974 for research into Leukemia. Dexter also received a Doctor of Science degree from the University of Salford in 1982.
He was director of the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research and the Wellcome Trust. He has authored over author of 360 articles in scientific journals including Nature and is an editor of four books.
Awards and honours
Dexter was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1991.
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- Dexter, Thomas Michael (1974). Leukaemogenesis by the alkylating agent methylnitrosourea (PhD thesis). University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 16 June 2013.
- "Emeritus Prof Michael Dexter, FRS Authorised Biography – Debrett's People of Today". debretts.com. Retrieved 2016-06-23.
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- Dexter, T. M.; White, H. (1990). "Growth without inflation". Nature. 344 (6265): 380–381. doi:10.1038/344380a0. PMID 2320106.
- Whetton, A. D.; Dexter, T. M. (1983). "Effect of haematopoietic cell growth factor on intracellular ATP levels". Nature. 303 (5918): 629–631. doi:10.1038/303629a0. PMID 6855907.
- Dexter, T. M.; Moore, M. A. (1977). "In vitro duplication and "cure" of haemopoietic defects in genetically anaemic mice". Nature. 269 (5627): 412–414. doi:10.1038/269412a0. PMID 561894.
- Dexter, T. Michael; Testa, Nydia G.; Lord, Brian I. (1997). Hematopoietic lineages in health and disease. New York: M. Dekker. ISBN 0-8247-9512-1.
| Director of Wellcome Trust