Fellows in the King's Birthday Honours List 2023

We are happy to see that the hard work of many of our Fellows has been recognised in the King's Birthday Honours 2023, which celebrates individuals who have made achievements in public life or committed themselves to serving and helping the UK.

The full list of Academy Fellows recognised this year is:


Order of the Companions of Honour:

Professor Sir John Bell GBE FRS HonFREng FMedSci
Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford
For services to medicine, medical research, the life science industry and to public health


Knight Bachelor:

Professor Peter Barnes FRS FMedSci
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College London
For services to respiratory science

Professor Ian Greer FMedSci
President and Vice Chancellor, Queen’s University Belfast
For services to education and to the economy

Professor Stephen Jackson FRS FMedSci
Senior Group Leader and Head, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
For services to innovation and research


Commanders of the Order of the British Empire:

Professor Anne Ferguson Smith FRS FMedSci
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics, University of Cambridge
For services to medical research

Professor Eleanor Riley FRSE FMedSci
Professor or Immunology and Infectious Disease, University of Edinburgh
For services to immunology


Officers of the Order of the British Empire:

Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE FMedSci
Director, MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit, University of Dundee
For services to biomedical research and translation

Professor Aravinthan Coomarasamy FMedSci
Director, Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, University of Birmingham
For services to maternal health

Professor Graham Williams FMedSci
Professor of Endocrinology, Imperial College London
For services to endocrinology


Members of the Order of the British Empire:

Professor Terrie Moffitt FBA FMedSci
Professor of Social Behaviour and Development, King’s College London
For services to social science


The full Honours list is available from the official website


The announcement featuring these Fellows was covered in over 100 national and regional outlets, including the Daily ExpressThe Scotsmanand The Telegraph.

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