I trained in Natural Sciences at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and then Medicine at Guy’s Hospital Medical School. I undertook further clinical training in London at Queen Square and Hammersmith Hospital and then a PhD at the University of London.
My post-doctoral training was at the National Jewish Center for Immunology in Denver, Colorado. I was thereafter awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellowship, during which I worked at Imperial College London, becoming Professor of Rheumatology.
I moved to King’s in 2010, having obtained a personal Chair in Molecular Medicine. Research Interests Genetic basis of the autoimmune disease, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Molecular immunology of systemic autoimmunity How differences in ancestry influence genetic factors in SLE Diagnosis and prognosis in SLE.