Mark J. Walport

Mark J. Walport

Professor Mark Walport is a professor of medicine and the head of the Division of Medicine at Imperial College School of Medicine. He was previously Director of Research and Development fot the Hammersmith Hospitals Trusts. He trained at Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital Medical School. After junior clinical training posts, he undertook a Ph.D. in Cambridge supervised by Professor Peter Lachmann. From there he moved in 1985 to the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital. His research interests are in the genetics of the complement system and in the inherited mechanisms of susceptibility to autoimmune rheumatic diseases.

Affiliations and Expertise

Imperial College School of Medicine, London, U.K.