Senior Investigator Profile

First NamePatrick
Award StatusTerm 2
Current PostRegius Professor of Physic
DepartmentSchool of Clinical Medicine
Telephone+44 1223 336738
InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge
NHS TrustCambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameLondon
Primary Research FieldNephrology & Urology
Secondary Research FieldNephrology & Urology
BiographyProfessor Patrick Maxwell undertook postgraduate clinical and research training in nephrology and general medicine at Guy's Hospital, London and then in Oxford. In 1997 he was appointed as University Lecturer and subsequently Reader at the University of Oxford. In 2002 he moved to the Professorship of Nephrology at Imperial College, and in 2008 was recruited to the Chair of Medicine at University College London. In 2011 he was promoted to be inaugural Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at UCL. He was appointed Regius Professor of Physic and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine of the University of Cambridge in 2012. Professor Maxwell has been centrally involved in a series of discoveries that have revealed how changes in oxygenation are sensed, and also how genetic alterations cause kidney disease. He currently holds a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award and has a research group in the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research. Professor Maxwell has served on a number of national grant committees. He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2005 and was its Registrar from 2006 – 2012. He is currently Chair of the Medical Research Council’s Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board. He is also a Scientific Founder and Director of ReOx plc (University of Oxford spinout).

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