Deputy Director for NIHR King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF) appointed

James Galloway

Professor James Galloway has been appointed Deputy Director for the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF).

Professor Galloway will work and support Professor Peter Goadsby, Director of the CRF, with the overall strategic leadership, management and delivery of trials within the facility. Clinical Research Facilities exist to help speed up the translation of scientific advances for the benefit of patients, and work closely with related parts of the NIHR infrastructure, including our partner NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

Professor James Galloway said:

“It is  exciting to be  formally joining the CRF team with Professor Goadsby and Elka Giemza, Manager of the CRF. I am looking forward to supporting the growth of early phase studies across the breadth of therapy areas!”

Elka Giemza, Clinical Research Facility Manager said: 

“We wish Professor James Galloway all the best in his role and we are delighted to have him on board.” 

Professor James Galloway combines clinical and academic work; he is an Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist based at King’s College Hospital, as well as a Professor of Rheumatology, and Deputy Head of the Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, in the School of Immunology and Microbial Sciences at King's College London.

He has research interests in big data, epidemiology and health outcomes, clinical trial design and conduct. Read more about his research work at his King’s College London profile .

Inaugural Lecture

James will be delivering an Inaugural Lecture later this month to mark his new King’s professorship, held on Wednesday 21 February 2024 at Guy’s Campus, King’s College London. He will review his journey to becoming a clinical epidemiologist in rheumatology, sharing how his clinical and academic experiences have entwined. All are welcome, please register in advance: Inaugural Lectures: "Professors James Galloway & Anita Grigoriadis”.

About the NIHR King's Clinical Research Facility (CRF)

The NIHR King's Clinical Research Facility (CRF) is a purpose-built facility to support clinical trials in mental health, neurology, general and acute medicine. It is situated within King's College Hospital, on the Denmark Hill Campus of King's College London, close to our partner South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.  The CRF houses high-quality experimental medicine facilities, where specialist clinical research and support staff work together on patient-orientated commercial and non-commercial studies.

The King's CRF is academically supported by King’s Health Partners, an Academic Health Sciences Centre collaboration between King’s College London, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The King's CRF is one of 28 Clinical Research Facilities for Experimental Medicine supported nationally by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)


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By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 14 Feb 2024, 09:42 AM

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