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Professor Paul Durrington

Professor of Medicine


B.Sc. Hons (Physiology), 1969 M.B.,Ch.B 1972; M.R.C.P. (UK) 1975; M.D. 1978; F.R.C.P. (London) 1987; F.R.C.Path. 1994; F.Med.Sci 2001; FAHA 2001

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Paul Durrington MD FRCP FRCPath FAHA FMedSci is Professor of Medicine at the University of Manchester and Consultant Physician at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He graduated in Physiology and Medicine at the University of Bristol and trained in general medicine, diabetes mellitus and metabolic disorders. In 1979-80 he worked at the University of California, San Diego as Travelling Fellow of the British Heart Foundation and American Heart Association. His research interests centre on disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, atherogenic modifications of lipoproteins, insulin resistance and diabetes. He was Chairman of the British Hyperlipidaemia Association (1992 to 1995), a member of the British Heart Foundation Project Grants Committee (1997 to 2000), Director of Research and Development to the Central Manchester Healthcare Trust (1997-2001) and a member of the European Science Foundation Genetics and Epidemiology of Atherosclerosis International Review Panel (2005). In 2001 he was elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his work on diabetic dyslipidaemia and on HDL metabolism. He is author of over 400 original papers and other publications