Scott Nelson is the Muirhead Chair in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Glasgow. He undertook his medical training in Glasgow with a PhD in fetal therapy from the University of Dundee. Further clinical academic training was undertaken in Glasgow as a Clinician Scientist in maternal medicine and assisted conception, with appointment to the Muirhead Chair in 2008.
Professor Nelson’s particular area of expertise is in the use of biomarkers to individualize care. He has published landmark papers on assisted conception in The Lancet, JAMA and Plos Medicine and has an H-index of 57. He currently holds grants from the US National Institute of Health, The European Union, Wellcome Trust and the UK Medical Research Council in reproductive medicine.