Regius Professor of Physic and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine of the University of Cambridge
Patrick Maxwell is a clinician scientist and in 2012 was appointed Regius Professor of Physic and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine at Cambridge.
He has been centrally involved in a series of discoveries that have revealed how changes in oxygenation are sensed, and how genetic alterations cause kidney disease. He holds Wellcome Trust and NIHR Senior Investigator Awards and has a research group in the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Academy of Medical Sciences and is currently Chair of the MRC’s Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board.