Professor Andrew Devitt

Member

Andrew Devitt

Dr Devitt was appointed as a Member of Arden Trust in October 2018 following a period of five years as a parent governor on Arden’s board of Governors and Chair of the T& L committee since March 2015.  His professional background is in Higher Education, having worked at the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham and Edinburgh.  He currently teaches Microbiology and Immunology at Aston University (Pharmacy, Biology, Biomedical Science and Biological Chemistry programmes) and leads a research team addressing the fundamental biology underlying inflammatory disease (eg cardiovascular disease, cancer and autoimmunity).  Andrew is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, the Institute of Biomedical Science and the Royal Society of Biology.