Emeritus Professor of Biological Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Warwick
COVENTRY CV4 7AL
His research into specialised proteins helped to establish a new scientific model recognising conditions such as Alzheimer’s Disease and cystic fibrosis as ‘protein folding disorders’.
2004 Gairdner Foundation International Award for world-class achievements in medical research.
RJ Ellis (2003). Plugging the transport gap. Nature 421, 801-802.
RJ Ellis, A P Minton (2003). Join the crowd. Nature 425, 27-28.
RJ Ellis (2002). Molecular chaperones. Encyclopedia of Molecular Medicine 1, 735-737.
RJ Ellis, TJT Pinheiro (2002). Danger - misfolding proteins. Nature 416, 483-484.
RJ Ellis (2001). Inside and outside the Anfinsen cage. Curr.Biol. 11, 1038-1040.
RJ Ellis (2001). Macromolecular crowding: obvious but underappreciated. Trends Biochem.Sci 26, 597-604.
RJ Ellis (2001). Macromolecular crowding: an important but neglected aspect of the intracellular environment . Curr. Opin. Structur.Biol. 11, 114-119.
RJ Ellis, CM Dobson, AR Fersht. Protein misfolding and disease. The Royal Society, 2001.