Professor David Lambert

Professor David Lambert
Co-opted Council Member representing the British Journal of Anaesthetists



Term of office on Council

2017- Present


University of Leicester


Professor David Lambert trained as a Biologist then PhD in Diabetes research (1987). Post-doctoral ‘conversion’ to Pharmacology in Leicester then moved to Anaesthesia Dept in Leicester (1991) where he has been a lecturer, senior lecturer, reader and professor. His anaesthetic research interests are related to peptides and their receptors with an emphasis on opioids/pain.

He was awarded the Humphry Davy medal, an eponymous chair and Fellowship by election, by the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He was past Editor, Grants Officer and Administration Director of the BJA. He is currently the board Chair and Inaugural Grants Officer of the  National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia. David was also past editor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (Pharmacology section).

Register of Interests

  • Chair Board BJA
  • currently funded by BHF and BJA
  • Past held a consultancy with and had research funding from Grunenthal, GmbH
  • Collaborating with Astraea Therapeutics, LLC (California)
  • Non-exec director of Cellomatics, Biocity Nottingham (a SME-CRO).