Professor David J Galton, MD, DSc., FRCP - St. Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospital Medical Schools - Emeritus Professor

Professor David J Galton

MD, DSc., FRCP

St. Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospital Medical Schools

Emeritus Professor

London | United Kingdom

Main Specialties: Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism, Medical Genetics, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Other

Additional Specialties: Metabolism and Genetics

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Professor David J Galton, MD, DSc., FRCP - St. Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospital Medical Schools - Emeritus Professor

Professor David J Galton

MD, DSc., FRCP

Introduction

David J Galton is Emeritus Professor at London University from the Departments of Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. He gained doctorates in Medicine (M.D. for work done at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA) and in Science (D.Sc.). He has been elected to the Jephcott European Fellowship of the Royal Society of Medicine London, appointed as an Erasmus Teacher of the European Union, and elected to a Tempus European Union Professorship. Eight of his students have become full Professors.
He has been Chairman of Clinical Science, Secretary of the European Atherosclerosis Society, and Vice-President of the Galton Institute London, amongst other administrative posts. He has published 8 books, written more than 250 research publications on genetics of human disease and served on the editorial boards of the European Journal of Clinical Investigation, Clinical Science, Metabolism and Cardiovascular disease. He is elected Fellow of two English Royal Colleges, of Physicians and of Ophthalmologists; and served as consultant physician to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and Moorfield’s Eye Hospital London. He is no relation to Francis Galton.

Primary Affiliation: St. Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospital Medical Schools - London , United Kingdom

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Education

Sep 2018
BSc First Class Honours London 1957 MB BS Honours in Medicine London 1960 MSc Biochemistry London 1962 MRCP London 1964 MD London 1967 FRCP London 1976 FRCOphth. D.Sc. London 1992
MB BS Honours in Medicine London 1960 MSc Biochemistry London 1962 MRCP London 1964 MD London 1967 FRCP London 1976 FRCOphth. D.Sc. London 1992
BSc First Class Honours London 1957 MB BS Honours in Medicine London 1960 MSc Biochemistry London 1962 MRCP London 1964 D.Sc. London 1992

Experience

Sep 2018
Fellows Silver Medal in Medicine 1958 (UCH) Travelling Research Fellowship from Mental Health Research Fund 1960 MRC Fellowship for Training in Research Methods 1962 Post-Doctoral Fellowship United States Public Health Services 1965-69. Recognised Teacher of the University London in Medicine 1971 Clinical Teacher to the Institute of Ophthalmology London 1976 Erasmus Professorship Rome/Naples elected April-May'91; Jephcott European Fel

Publications

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44PubMed Central Citations

Commentary: Lamarckian inheritance and epigenetics: is there a connection?

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David J Galton

Int J Epidemiol 2016 Feb;45(1):23-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw003DOI Listing
February 2016
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Battling about equations.

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David J Galton

QJM 2011 Sep 20;104(9):823-5. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcr096DOI Listing
September 2011
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In defence of obsolete data.

QJM 2011 Jun 1;104(6):555-7. Epub 2010 Dec 1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcq235DOI Listing
June 2011
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Kafka's trial revisited.

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QJM 2010 Jul 19;103(7):541-2. Epub 2010 Jan 19.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcp196DOI Listing
July 2010
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Miseries of an author.

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David J Galton

QJM 2010 Apr 14;103(4):281-2. Epub 2009 Jul 14.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcp090DOI Listing
April 2010
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First acquaintances.

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David J Galton

QJM 2009 Feb 13;102(2):151-2. Epub 2009 Jan 13.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcn178DOI Listing
February 2009
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Linkage and association between distinct variants of the APOA1/C3/A4/A5 gene cluster and familial combined hyperlipidemia.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2004 Jan 9;24(1):167-74. Epub 2003 Oct 9.

Genomic & Molecular Medicine Group, Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2773540PMC
January 2004
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Confirmed locus on chromosome 11p and candidate loci on 6q and 8p for the triglyceride and cholesterol traits of combined hyperlipidemia.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2003 Nov 18;23(11):2070-7. Epub 2003 Sep 18.

Genomic and Molecular Medicine Group, Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.

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November 2003
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Sequencing of Lipoprotein Lipase Gene in 11 Cases of Chinese Patients with Severe Endogenous Hypertriglyceridemia.

Sheng Wu Hua Xue Yu Sheng Wu Wu Li Xue Bao (Shanghai) 1997 ;29(4):395-401

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China.

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January 1997
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