Dr Peter Arkwright

Pewter Arkwright

1985 Menzies Scholar in Medicine

Other awards and achievements
1983: R T Hall Prize in Cardiology
1984: Helen Jane Lamond Prize in Medicine
1987: Freeman of the City of London
1988-92: Beit Memorial Fellowship for Medical Research

1981: B Med Sci (Hons), University of Western Australia
1984: MB BS, University of Western Australia
1989: D Phil, University of Oxford
1984: MRCP, London
2001: Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (Paediatrics; Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases), RCPCH, UK
2004: FRCPCH, London

Current positions
Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Immunology, University of Manchester.
Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Immunology, Central Manchester and Manchester University Children's Hospital NHS Trust.
Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Immunology, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital NHS Trust.

Career history/highlights
2002 - current: Sole academic paediatric immunologist in the North West Region of England covering a population of 8.5 million, with a remit of research and clinical care of children with immune problems (immunodeficiency, autoimmunity and allergy). Independent researcher for pharmaceutical company, UK.
1993-2002: Clinical training leading to European-wide accreditation as a specialist in paediatric immunology and infectious diseases.
1985-1993: Full-time research in reproductive immunology and placental oligosaccharide biochemistry, University of Oxford.

Around 40 peer-reviewed articles, as well as chapters in textbooks on aspects of hypertension, reproductive immunology and biology, paediatric immunology and allergy.

Professional/Other affiliations
Member of the Royal College of Physicians.
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Member of the British Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases Group.
Member of the European Society of Immunodeficiency.
International Member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Advanced Paediatric Life Support Instructor.

Areas of Professional Interest
Aetiology of atopic dermatitis.
Pathophysiology and clinical aspects of primary immunodeficiency diseases.
Apoptosis in autoimmune diseases.