Congratulations to Queen Mary colleagues on their awards published in the latest New Year Honours List.
Professor Nick Lemoine, Director of Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, has received a CBE for services to clinical research.
The award particularly recognises work undertaken during Covid-19, including chairing the Urgent Public Health group to deliver a range of Covid-19 studies under the National Institute for Health Research.
Describing the announcement as a huge honour, Professor Lemoine hailed the award as a result of a strong collective effort.
Professor Ali Jawad, Professor of Rheumatology at Queen Mary University of London’s Faculty of Medicine, has been awarded an OBE for services to Healthcare.
In a long and distinguished career, Professor Jawad has held a range of roles within Barts Health and Queen Mary, even coming out of retirement to help with the response to Covid-19.
Professor Jawad said he was overwhelmed to receive the honour.
He added: “For me, patients are at the heart of everything we do - from medical education to developing new treatments. It’s all about them.”
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