Professor Jack Price

Professor of Developmental Neurobiology

Jack Price is Professor of Developmental Neurobiology and former Head of the Cells & Behaviour Unit at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. Until October 2019, he was also Head of the Division of Advanced Therapies, at the UK National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, a Division of the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. While at the MHRA, he was also Director of the UK stem Cell Bank.

Prof Price studied at UCL and MIT, before leading a research group at the National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill. He was a Research Director at SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals until joining King’s College London in 1998. Previously, he was a consultant to ReNeuron Ltd from 1998 until taking up his post a NIBSC.

Prof Price’s specific interest is the commercial and clinical translation of gene and cell therapies from an academic, commercial, and regulatory perspective. He is author of The Future of Brain Repair: A Realists Guide to Stem Cell Therapy.