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The Wolfson Drug Discovery Unit, directed by Prof Sir Mark Pepys is within the Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins (see below).  The Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins, formerly directed by Prof Sir Mark Pepys and now by Prof Philip Hawkins, conducts world leading research in all aspects of the pentraxin family of plasma proteins, and in amyloidosis.  Find out more about the Centre at

The National Amyloidosis Centre (NAC) is the only centre in the UK specialising in amyloidosis.  It is funded centrally by the NHS and is part of University College London Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins, one of the world’s leading centres for amyloid research.  Find out more about the NAC here.

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