Margaret Stanley is Professor Emerita of Epithelial Biology, Director of Research in the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Honorary Fellow of Christs College, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Honorary Fellow of the UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
She has a lifetime award from the American Society for Colposcopy and Cytopathology (ASCCP) and International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), was a member of the UK Biology and Biotechnology Science Research Council (BBSRC), a member of the Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee (SEAC) that advised the UK government on prion diseases. In 2004 she was awarded the OBE for services to Virology.
She is a member of the Expert Groups advising on HPV vaccines for WHO SAGE, acted as the invited HPV expert for the HPV subcommittee of the UK Joint Committee on Vaccines and Immunisation (JCVI), invited expert on HPV vaccines for the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) is a member of the HPV vaccines advisors group for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and co-chair of the HPV Action Network of the European Cancer Organisation.
She was the President of the International Papillomavirus Society 2018-2021 and the recipient of the Hilleman Award for outstanding contribution to HPV vaccine development, implementation and advocacy.
Updated: September 2023