Professor Trevor W Stone

B.Pharm., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.B.Ph.S., Hon. F.R.C.P.

Professor Stone is a pharmacologist and neuroscientist with a history of working on adenosine and related purines, glutamate and NMDA receptors, the kynurenine pathway and the biology of serine proteases.


At 1 September 2021, Professor Stone had published 432 full research papers in conventional, refereed journals, and 13 books. Professor Stone’s Google H-factor score is currently 71, with over 22,000 citations of his work.



Trevor Stone has a wide range of experience in biomedical research. His own research has included in vitro and in vivo studies ranging from cell cultures to clinical collaborations.

Popular Science

In 2000, Professor Stone authored a book for lay audiences on the mechanisms by which drugs act. A  key feature was relating how many currently used drugs were originally discovered.

Industry Interaction

Professor Stone has substantial experience in interactions with the pharmaceutical industry, acting as a consultant for research projects and advisor in pharmaceutical development.