Professor Albert Ferro MB BS PhD FRCP

Professor Albert Ferro MB BS PhD FRCP


Professor Albert Ferro MB BS PhD FRCP FBPhS


King's College London

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Albert Ferro studied Medicine at King’s College London (1978-1984), obtaining a 1st Class Honours intercalated BSc degree in Biochemistry in 1981 along the way. After qualifying, and following training as a junior doctor in medicine, he did his PhD in Clinical Pharmacology at Cambridge University. Since that time, his research and clinical interest have both focused on the prevention and treatment of heart disease. He has been a Consultant Physician at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals since 1996, and was appointed Professor of Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacology in 2009. Professor Ferro is ex-Vice-President (2005-2007) of the British Pharmacological Society (Clinical Section). He chairs the MRCP Part 1 Board, and also the Royal College of Physicians Joint Specialty Committee on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. He served as Chair of the London Cardiovascular Society between 2005 and 2009, of which he remains a committee member. He is a member of a number of professional societies, as well as serving on the Editorial Boards of several medical and scientific journals, including the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. He runs a hypertension clinic at Guy’s and St Thomas’.