Dr Martin Wickham

Life Sciences Business Consultant

Martin Wickham is currently working as Commercialisation Director for Reacta Biotech Limited, exploiting standardised and validated food allergen challenge materials, to be used within tested and safe clinical protocols for routine diagnosis of food allergy. Martin was previously Head of Nutrition at Leatherhead Food Research, UK. And Model Gut Platform Leader at the Institute of Food Research, UK. Martin is a Biophysicist with over 14 years’ experience in modelling human digestion.

Martin also holds an Adjunct Faculty Position at The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research, NZ. He is named inventor on two international patents including the design of the Dynamic Gastric Model, the first holistic in vitro model that simulates the physical, mechanical and biochemical environments experienced by the luminal contents of the human stomach.