Dr Douglas Thompson
Clinical Biochemistry Theme Lead, NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Leeds

Dr Thompson is a consultant clinical scientist in Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) and Associate Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds with many years experience of the validation and clinical use of in-vitro diagnostic davices. He is also Pathology R&D lead in LTHT. In over 30 years in routine NHS Clinical Biochemistry he has co-authored many papers with a focus on biomarker evaluation in the NHS and has developed close links with academic groups with interests in biomarker development. He is co-applicant and Clinical Biochemistry Lead of a £2 million NIHR Programme grant evaluating the benefits of biomarkers in liver and renal disease.