- Associate Professor of Clinical Therapeutics, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Science
- Honorary Consultant in Clinical Pharmacology and Acute General Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals
James Fullerton studied Experimental Psychology at Oxford University prior to Medicine at the University of Birmingham, receiving the Gold Medal and Chancellors Prize. Following the NIHR Integrated Academic Training pathway throughout, he completed the majority of his clinical training at University College London Hospital.
James completed his PhD in the laboratory of Prof Derek Gilroy at University College London (UCL) in 2015, exploring the contribution of inflammation-induced eicosanoids to innate immune suppression. As a post-doctoral researcher then NIHR Clinical Lecturer he undertook year-long Fellowships at The George Institute for Global Health (Critical Care and Trauma Division, Sydney) as well as an MRC-funded Industrial Fellowship at GlaxoSmithKline’s Phase 1 facility (Clinical Unit Cambridge, Addenbrookes). Prior to moving to Oxford in 2020 he was Deputy Head of the Centre for Precision Healthcare (Division of Medicine).
Externally he remains an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at UCL, sits on the Resuscitation Council (UK) Advanced Life Support Committee and is an Executive Editor for the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. He has previously sat on UCL Research Ethics Committee for several years.