23 April 2018

Royal College of Physicians Quincentennial Lecture for Yorkshire awarded to Sheffield Researcher

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) are celebrating their 500th anniversary in 2018. As well as celebrating its history the RCP are looking toward the future and awarding a quincentennial lecturer in each region.

Dr Alex Rothman presenting his Quincentennial Lecture and Dr Alex Rothman receiving his award from Professor Jane Dacre (President of the Royal College of Physicians).
Dr Alex Rothman receiving his award from Professor Jane Dacre (President of the Royal College of Physicians) and presenting his Quincentennial Lecture.

The quincentennial lecturer for Yorkshire was awarded to Dr Alex Rothman who presented work on anti-inflammatory therapies in atherosclerotic disease highlighting the work of many researchers in the department and the MRC ILA Heart study undertaken with Dr Alison Morton, Professor Julian Gunn and Professor David Crossman in Sheffield that was the first randomised study to demonstrate the therapeutic tractability of inflammation in coronary disease.

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