David Webb#


David Webb
Email:d.j.webb 'at' ed.ac.uk
Membership Number:4551
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Username:dwebb
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://www.cvs.ed.ac.uk/about-cvs



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2016 President (current) British Pharmacological Society (BPS)
  • 2016 Trials Committee (current) British Heart Foundation (BHF)
  • 2017 Head (current) Hypertension & Renal Research Theme, University of Edinburgh (UoE)
  • 2013 Director (current) Non-Executive: Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • 2008 Head (current) University/BHF Centre of Research Excellence , UoE
  • 2008 Director (current) Wellcome Trust Scottish Translational Medicine & Therapeutics Initiative, UoE
  • 2007 Director (current) European Society of Hypertension-Accredited Centre of Hypertension Excellence, Edinburgh
  • 1995 Professor (current) Christison Professor of Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, UoE
  • 1990 Director Clinical Research Centre, UoE
  • 1990 Consultant Physician (current) Internal Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Fields of Scholarship
  • Hypertension and renal research
  • Endothelial dysfunction and arterial stiffness
  • Translational research in cardiovascular disease
  • First-in-human studies
  • Clinical trials
  • Drug regulation

Honours and Awards
  • 2022 President 19th IUPHAR World Congress on Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
  • 2016 President British Pharmacological Society
  • 2016 Honorary Fellow UK Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • 2016 Finalist BMA Awards Education Team of the Year (Prescribing Safety Assessment)
  • 2016 Finalist BMA Awards Research Team of the Year (PATHWAY-2 trial)
  • 2014 Vice-Chair Clinical Division, International Union of Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR)
  • 2014 Fellow British Hypertension Society (first elected cohort; FBHS)
  • 2009 President European Association for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • 2004 Fellow British Pharmacological Society (FBPharmacolS)
  • 2004 Fellow Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
  • 2003 Prize Lilly Biennial Prize & Gold Medal for distinction in Clinical Pharmacology, BPS
  • 2001 Fellow European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • 1999 Fellow Academy of the Medical Sciences (first elected cohort; FMedSci)
  • 1999 Prize RD Wright (Howard Florey) Lecturer, High Blood Pressure Council of Australia
  • 1998 Diploma Clinical Pharmacology (Honoris Causa), Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, London
  • 1996 Fellow International Fellowship, American Heart Association (FAHA)
  • 1994 Fellow Royal College of Physicians, London (FRCP Lond)
  • 1994 Prize SKB Biennial Prize & Silver Medal for distinction in research, BPS
  • 1994 Prize Austin Doyle Prize Lecture, International Society of Hypertension
  • 1992 Fellow Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (FRCP Edi

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