[Press and Publications] International Accolade for University Professor: Recognition for Work on High Blood Pressure



July 2001

No. 85

University of Leicester Professor of Medicine has won a prestigious international award.

Professor Bryan Williams was awarded the “International Investigator Award 2001” for his research work in the field of Hypertension (High blood pressure).

This prestigious award is given each year to a Clinical Scientist who has made an outstanding and enduring contribution to the field of hypertension.

The award is judged by an International Panel of experts, chaired by Professor Victor Dzau, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical school USA.

Professor Williams received the award in June after delivering his Prize Lecture at the European Society of Hypertension meeting in Milan, Italy.

Professor Williams is Professor of Medicine at the University and a Consultant Physician in the Hypertension Clinic at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

He said: “I am very proud to receive this award. It is testimony to the excellence of cardiovascular research and Medicine in Leicester and to the hard work and dedication of a lot of people who have worked with me in the laboratories, the Clinical Research Unit and the Hypertension Clinic, over the past 10 years.”

The Leicester Hypertension Clinic at the LRI is world-renowned for its research and clinical service.

NOTE TO NEWSDESK: For more information, please contact Professor Williams on 0116 252 3182.


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