Senior Investigator Profile

First NamePaul
Award StatusTerm 2
Current PostProfessor of Medicine
DepartmentSchool of Medicine
Telephone+44 0113 343 6481
InstitutionUniversity of Leeds
NHS TrustLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Region NameYorkshire and The Humber
Primary Research FieldEndocrinology
Secondary Research FieldOrthopaedics
BiographyPAUL M STEWART Paul Stewart is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Health and Dean of the Medical School at the University of Leeds. He is a Non-Executive Director and an Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He received his medical degree from Edinburgh Medical School in 1982 and was awarded an MD from Edinburgh University with Honours and a Gold Medal in 1988. From 1992–2002 he was a Medical Research Council (MRC) Senior Clinical Fellow in Birmingham. In 1995 Professor Stewart was awarded a personal Chair in Medicine and Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and in 1999 was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Following 3 years as Dean of the Medical School at the University of Birmingham, he moved to Leeds in 2013. Professor Stewart’s clinical expertise includes the management of pituitary and adrenal disorders, endocrine hypertension and reproductive medicine. Professor Stewart supervises an active endocrinology research group which focuses on corticosteroids, specifically cortisol metabolism via 11 β -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases, and his work has led to new discoveries in hypertension, obesity, ageing and polycystic ovary syndrome. He is a primary investigator within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit in Leeds, an NIHR Senior Clinical Investigator and holds a prestigious ERC advanced research grant. Professor Stewart has served as General Secretary to the Society for Endocrinology and is Secretary-Treasurer to the International Society of Endocrinology. He chairs the Chairs & Programme Grants Committee of the British Heart Foundation, is a Member of the MRC Strategy Board and is Chair of the MRC Careers and Training Committee. He has authored over 300 original peer-reviewed publications and has delivered numerous prize lectures to specialist societies, including the Royal College of Physicians Linacre, Goulstonian and Simms Lectures, the Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture, the Clinical Endocrinology Trust Medal Lecture, the European Journal of Endocrinology Prize Lecture, Sir George Pickering Medal, and the Clinical Investigator Award from The Endocrine Society.

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