1. Current Status, Position
Anne Black is a Regional QA Specialist Pharmacist based in the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is Chair of the Pan UK Pharmacy Working Group for ATMPs and a member of the National Pharmacy Clinical Trials Advisory Group.
Anne studied pharmacy in Sunderland University from 1988-1991 graduating with a first class honours degree. She undertook further formal study and obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance from the University of Leeds. Anne teaches sessions on ATMPs now at the University of Manchester and University of Leeds.
3. Research Area
Alongside her interests in clinical trials and safety of injectable medicines, she developed an interest and expertise in advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) as she became involved with the quality management of the Newcastle Cellular Therapies Facility. She has since used this expertise to emphasise the important role of Pharmacy to optimise patient safety in the delivery of these innovative medicines. Anne is Chair of the Pan UK Pharmacy Working Group for ATMPS, and a steering group member of the Northern Alliance Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre as well as sitting on NHS Pharmaceutical QA Committee and the National Pharmacy Clinical Trials Advisory Group
4. Conflict of interest