Annette Dolphin obtained her PhD from the University of London Institute of Psychiatry. After postdoctoral fellowships abroad, she joined the National Institute for Medical Research in London, subsequently becoming a lecturer at St George’s Hospital Medical School. In 1990, Anne was appointed Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, moving to University College London (UCL) in 1997. She is currently Professor of Pharmacology in the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at UCL.
Anne has received a number awards for her research, including the British Psychological Society (BPS) Sandoz Prize and the Pfizer Prize in Biology. She has also been awarded prize lectures such as the G. L. Brown Prize Lecture of the UK Physiological Society, the Julius Axelrod Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience of the University of Toronto, the BPS Gary Price Memorial Lecture and, most recently, the Mary Pickford Lecture of the University of Edinburgh and the UK Physiological Society’s Annual Review Prize Lecture. She was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 1999.