Mike Murphy, Ph.D.
Mike Murphy received his B.A. in chemistry at Trinity College, Dublin in 1984 and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Cambridge University in 1987. After stints in the US, Zimbabwe, and Ireland he took up a faculty position in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand in 1992. In 2001 he moved to the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge, UK (then called the MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit) where he is a group leader. Murphy’s research focuses on the roles of reactive oxygen species in mitochondrial function and pathology. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers.