College of Medical and Dental Sciences – Inaugural Lecture Series
David Mutimer was born and educated in Melbourne, Australia. He came to England in 1986 to complete his specialist training in Gastroenterology and spent 3 years as a British Digestive Foundation Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He came to the Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital Liver Unit in 1989 and worked as a Liver Transplant Fellow until 1996 when he was appointed as an Honorary NHS Consultant Hepatologist to the Liver Unit. He was appointed as Birmingham University Senior Lecturer in 1996 and subsequently promoted to Reader, then Professor of Clinical Hepatology in 2012. During more than 20 years of clinical and research activity in Birmingham, his main focus has been in the sub-specialist fields of Viral Hepatology and Transplantation Medicine. His main achievement in this period has been to contribute to the development of clinical treatment protocols that have transformed the outcome of patients transplanted for hepatitis B and C infection.
This lecture is open to all, pre-registration is not required.