Professor Anthony Heagerty
Professor of Medicine
FRCP MD FAHA FMedSci
Obtained his medical degree in London and his MD in Leicester.
He won the International Society of Hypertension Outstanding Young
Investigator Award in 1988 and delivered the Royal College of
Physicians' Goulstonian Lecture in 1990. He was most recently
appointed President of the International Society of Hypertension
and Member of Council of the Royal College of Physicians and a
serving Member of the British Heart Foundation. His clinical
interests are in high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases.
He is a Founding Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He
originally described the concept of structural alterations in the
circulation associated with high blood pressure and is currently
Head of the Cardiovascular Research Group in Manchester. He is an
international authority on high blood pressure, aetiology and
management. He holds an Honorary Consultant contract with
Manchester Royal Infirmary and holds regular clinics for the
treatment of high blood pressure as well as General Medicine.