Senior Investigator Profile

First NameMark
Award StatusTerm 1
Current PostDirector of Institute
DepartmentWilliam Harvey Research Institute
Telephone0207 8823402
InstitutionQueen Mary, University of London
NHS TrustBarts Health NHS Trust
Region NameLondon
Primary Research FieldCardiology & Cardiovascular Disease
Secondary Research FieldGenetics & Heredity
BiographyMark Caulfield graduated in Medicine in 1984 from the London Hospital Medical College and trained in Clinical Pharmacology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital where he developed a research programme in molecular genetics of hypertension and clinical research. In 1995 he joined Queen Mary University of London as Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Clinical Pharmacology and was promoted to Professor in 1999. In 2000 he established the Barts and The London Genome Centre. He has been a Principal Investigator on the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium and led International Consortia which have discovered over 45 gene loci for blood pressure. He has been co-PI on the ASCOT and Illuminate studies which changed practice. Since 2008 he directs the Barts National Institute for Health Research Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit. He was appointed Director of William Harvey Research Institute in 2002 and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2008 and was President of the British Hypertension Society (2009-2011). In 2009 he won the Lily Prize of the British Pharmacology Society. He led on fundraising towards the £25m William Harvey Heart Centre which created a translational clinical research centre. He served on the NICE Guideline Group for hypertension and leads the Joint UK Societies’ Working Group and Consensus on Renal Denervation. In 2013 he became an NIHR Senior Investigator.

View CV2014 CV Mark Caulfield October2014.docx

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