Clinical Lead (Immunology Service)
Liz Furrie has always been interested in Immunology and started work in the Immunopathology Department at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow in 1984 before starting an Immunology Degree at Glasgow University in 1985 including a research placement in Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. On completion, she moved to the Institute of Child Health at Great Ormond Street Hospital for her PhD studies on oral tolerance. She then undertook postdoctoral research work for the next 10 years in Marseilles and Dundee on various aspects of mucosal immunology gaining a number of publications and winning the Anne Ferguson prize in 2004. Liz retrained as a clinical scientist in Immunology in 2005 and gained Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists in Immunology in 2016 (She is the first immunology clinical scientist to gain FRCPath in Scotland) taking over as Clinical Lead for the service in NHS Tayside.