Dr John Warren
Dr John Warren

John Warren is a clinical scientist. He advises multiple pharmaceutical companies on their clinical development programmes, including non-executive director advice to the biotech and pharma industry.

Previously he worked for the UK Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as an Expert Medical Assessor from 1995-2010 evaluating new drug applications for the UK and Europe across the therapeutic spectrum. He was a member of the European Scientific Advice Working Party 2003-2010 and the European Pharmacokinetic Subgroup of the Efficacy Working Party 2007-2008.  He contributed to the EU Notes for Guidance on Asthma, COPD, ARDS and Bioequivalence.  When appointed to the MHRA in 1995 he took a concomitant five year Honorary Senior Lecturer post in Clinical Pharmacology at St Thomas' Hospital.

Previous appointments include Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, with Honorary Consultant status at the Brompton, Charing Cross and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals, 1990-1994. This followed a Senior Registrar post in Clinical Pharmacology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School 1986-1990.

He holds triple specialist accreditation in the UK in General Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiology.  He is the author of over 100 publications in international journals on the physiology and pharmacology of the autonomic system and a book on the Endothelium.

Lecturing experience includes a wide range of topics, as well as contributing to MSc and BSc teaching at Oxford, Surrey and Kings College London. Guest speaker at the 2010 Annual Austrian Pharmacological Society meeting. British Pharmacology Society Speaker/Visitor at the 2013 Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists. For a review of drug development please see "Drug Discovery: Lessons from Evolution" BJCP 2011;71:497-503.

Previously a Member of the Editorial Board of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Microvascular Research. Currently Executive Editor for British J Clinical Pharmacology and member of the Joint Speciality Committee for Clinical Pharmacology of the Royal College of Physicians London.