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Professor Anthony Heagerty

Professor of Medicine



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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.