Head of Department of Surgery and Cancer and the Director of the MRC-NIHR National Phenome Centre and the Imperial-Institute of Cancer Research joint Centre for Systems Oncology. Professor Nicholson has authored over 600 peer-reviewed papers on molecular aspects of complex system failure and systems medicine with over 46,000 citations. He leads the Imperial Biomedical Research Centre and AHSC research programmes in Stratified Medicine for optimising translational medicine for patient safety and healthcare delivery. In 2010 he was elected Fellow of The UK Academy of Medical Sciences, in 2012 he was elected as an Honorary Lifetime Fellow of the International Metabolomics Society, and in 2013 as an Honorary Member of the US Society of Toxicology. He currently holds honorary professorships at 8 universities round the world and was elected as an Albert Einstein Honorary Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2014. Research interests cover molecular physico-chemical processes in metabolism and medicine, development of novel spectroscopic and chemometric tools for investigating human disease and toxicological mechanisms, metabolism-driven top-down systems biology and modelling of complex system failure, personalised healthcare through metabolic phenotyping and systems medicine, surgical metabonomics, real-time diagnostics and integrative patient modelling. Prof Nicholson has an H-index of 98 and is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher.