MB PhD FRCP DCH
Professor Gerry Wilson graduated in Medicine from Queen's University Belfast. He undertook clinical training in Edinburgh, Sheffield and Oxford. His PhD was on the genetics of TNF in RA and he was a post-doctoral scientist at Stanford University. He was appointed Professor in Rheumatology and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at the University of Sheffield Medical School and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he was Head of the Sheffield EULAR Centre of Excellence for Rheumatology (1997-2013). Prof Wilson was appointed to the Arthritis Ireland/UCD Chair of Rheumatology in 2013 and undertakes clinics in the Mater and St Vincent’s University Hospitals. His research is on molecular mechanisms regulating joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis.