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Prof. Paul Dargan

Professor of Clinical Toxicology and Consultant Physician, Guy’s and St .Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Professor of Clinical Toxicology, King’s College London

Paul Dargan is a Professor of Clinical Toxicology and Consultant Physician at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, and Professor of Clinical Toxicology at King’s College London. He has a specialist clinical and research interest in recreational drug and heavy metal toxicity. He has an active research programme with research collaborators in the UK, Europe, North America, Africa, Australasia and Asia across a range of projects related to recreational drug toxicity, new psychoactive substances, self-poisoning and heavy metal toxicity. He has published over 380 peer-reviewed papers and numerous book chapters. He is a Commissioner to the UK Commission on Human Medicines and an expert advisor to a number of UK and International bodies including the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).