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  • Hepatology

Sub specialties

  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B
  • Fatty liver, NAFLD, NASH and abnormal LFTs
  • Cirrhosis
  • Liver cancer

Clinical interests

  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Early disease biomarkers

Professional profile

Professor Simon Taylor-Robinson joined Imperial College London in 1997, becoming Professor of Translational Medicine in 2007.
He is now the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College more

Over the past 20 years, he has investigated pathogenic mechanisms in chronic liver disease using a combination of imaging techniques. He has a clinical and research interest in hepatic encephalopathy, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, cholangiocarcinoma and the effects of the hepatitis C virus on the brain.
He has over 200 publications currently.In June 1999, he received a MRC Career establishment grant for liver fibrosis. This generated industrial sponsorship from Pfizer and GSK. He holds grants from MRC (one is joint with Newcastle University), NIHR and Wellcome Trust.
He is clinically responsible for patients with liver disease at St. Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College Healthcare Trust) and is currently Director of the Imperial Clinical Research Facility, which has access to the largest cohort of viral hepatitis patients for study in Europe, in addition to well characterised patients with fatty liver disease.
He was awarded the Sir Francis Avery Jones Gold Medal by the British Society of Gastroenterology in 1999 and Linacre Lectureship of the Royal College of Physicians of London in September 2000.
- Medical training University of London (Middlesex Hospital) MB BS,1984
- Royal College of Anaesthetists, London Diploma of Anaesthesia, 1986
- Royal College of Anaesthetists, London MRCAnaes, 1987
- Royal College of Physicians of London MRCP (UK), 1989
- University of London MD, 1996
- European Fellow of Gastroenterology EUMS, 1998 (European Board of Gastroenterology)
- Royal College of Physicians of London, 2001
- Charities and affiliations American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
- Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Northern Ireland British Society of Gastroenterology
- British Association for the Study of the Liver
-European Association for the Study of the Liver
- International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism Royal College of Anaesthetists
- Royal College of Physicians (collegiate member)
- Awards UEGW Young Investigators Award for Hepatology, 1997
- Sir Frances Avery Jones Research Gold Medal (British Society of Gastroenterology), 1999
- Linacre Lectureship (Royal College of Physicians London), 2000 -BMJ Book Awards Prize 2002 for Medicine for Mosby's Colour Atlas and Text of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease
- Sheila Sherlock Travelling Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians 2009

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Personal profile

I am interested in travelling the world. I have liver projects in West Africa and have travelled widely in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East.

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Current posts

  • Consultant Hepatologist
    Imperial College Healthcare Trust (St Mary's and Hammersmith Hospitals, London)
  • Director of Clinical Medical Research Facility, Liver Unit
    Imperial College Healthcare Trust (St Mary's and Hammersmith Hospitals, London)
  • Professor of Translational Medicine
    Imperial College London
  • Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
    Imperial College London

Medical training

Year qualified
  • Middlesex Hospital, University of London

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116 Harley Street
London W1G 7JL
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Friday: By arrangement


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