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Professor Blair H Smith

Holding a Chair in Population Health Science at the University of Dundee, Blair is an academic general practitioner, currently also practising as a Consultant in Pain Medicine, NHS Tayside. He is also Clinical Co-director of Tayside Clinical Trials Unit. Graduating at the Universities of Glasgow (MBChB, 1987) and Aberdeen (MEd Distinction 1998; MD 2000), he…

Professor David Argyle

Professor David Argyle is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the University of Glasgow and gained his PhD in Immunology and Oncology from the same department. He has served as a clinical academic for the universities of Glasgow, Wisconsin-Madison and Edinburgh and is currently the William Dick chair of Veterinary Clinical Studies and…

Professor Tom Anderson

Professor Richard Anderson

Trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Edinburgh, with a WHO Research Fellow post in a hormonal male contraceptive trial, then Subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine. He was appointed to the MRC Human Reproductive Sciences Unit in 1998 with a Consultant post in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Subsequently appointed to…

Professor Tim Aitman

Professor Tim Aitman has expertise in clinical science, medical genomics, molecular pathology, quantitative genetics and disease modelling. He joined the University of Edinburgh in 2014 after spending over two decades at Hammersmith Hospital, London and Imperial College London. He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2011 and Society of Biology…

Professor James Adams

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Professor Alan Wright

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Professor Hugh Willison

Professor Peter Wilkinson

Professor Steve Wigmore

Stephen Wigmore is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh. He is surgeon to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland. He is past President of the British Transplantation Society and is currently the Treasurer of the BJS Society and Honorary Secretary of the James IV Association of Surgeons. He is the…

Professor Moira Whyte

Professor Moira Whyte is an academic clinician, combining clinical practice in respiratory medicine with research into mechanisms of resolution of airway inflammation and regulation of immune cell death. Her research has defined mechanisms underpinning the persistence of neutrophils in tissues and how they contribute to tissue injury and chronic inflammatory lunch diseases. A particular interest…

Professor David Webb

I hold the University of Edinburgh’s Christison Chair of Clinical Pharmacology & direct its Hypertension Excellence Centre. A Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, I was awarded a CBE in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Professor Graham Watt

Professor Graham Watt retired from the University of Glasgow in late 2016 after being appointed the Norrie Miller Professor of General Practice in 1994. Throughout his career Professor Watt has addressed the issues of inequality in health, healthcare and primary care in deprived areas. He has recently been involved in developing and coordinating ‘General Practitioners…

Professor Charles Warlow

Qualified in Medicine, Cambridge 1968. Lecturer in Medicine, Aberdeen 1971-4. Clinical lecturer and then Clinical Reader in Neurology, Oxford 1976-86. Professor of Medical Neurology, Edinburgh, 1987-2008. Past President of the Association of British Neurologists, past ombudsman for The Lancet, past Editor of Practical Neurology. 500+ scientific papers, several books and senior author of ‘Stroke, a…

Sir Mark Walport

Sir Mark Walport spent the first part of his career as a physician scientist at Hammersmith Hospital, working on the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus. In 1997, he became Head of the Division of Medicine at Imperial College London and has spent the rest of his career focusing on science management and policy. After a…

Professor Sarah Walmsley

Sarah Walmsley is a Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Sarah undertook her medical training at the University of Edinburgh graduating in 1997, and an MRC training fellowship at the University of Cambridge with award of PhD in 2004. She completed her specialist training in Respiratory Medicine in Sheffield, as a Wellcome…