Professor Simon Taylor-Robinson

Associate international director for Africa

Professor Taylor-Robinson is a hepatologist at St Mary’s hospital in London and has particular interests in hepatic encephalopathy, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and the effects of the hepatitis C virus on the brain, among others.  He became Professor of Translational Medicine in 2007 at Imperial College and was then Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College for 3 years.

Simon has strong connections with Africa, having conducted research and clinical work in many African countries and developed partnerships in Nigeria, Senegal and Gambia.

He was awarded the Sir Francis Avery Jones Gold Medal by the British Society of Gastroenterology in 1999 and Linacre Lectureship of the Royal College of Physicians in September 2000.