Morris J. Brown MD, FRCP, FMedSciProfessor of Endocrine Hypertension, Queen Mary University of London, William Harvey Heart Centre, Charterhouse Square, London, UK
Morris Brown is Professor of Endocrine Hypertension at the William Harvey Research Institute of Barts and the London, Queen Mary University London, and formerly the foundation Professor of Clinical Pharmacology in the University of Cambridge. His current interest is the translation of molecular mechanisms in Primary Aldosteronism, leading to non-invasive techniques (PET CT, endoscopic ablation) for the cure of hypertension. Papers in Nature Genetics (2013, 2021, 2023), Nature Medicine (2022), N Engl J Med (2015, 2022) and Lancet (2015) report the discoveries of somatic mutations causing aldosterone-producing adenomas, the clinical and molecular differences among the mutations and patients, and the overlap between primary aldosteronism and resistant hypertension. Awards include the Lilly Gold Medal of the British Pharmacological Society (2002), the Walter Somerville Medal of the British Cardiac Society (2006), the RCP/Lancet award (2016), and International Society of Hypertension's Robert Tigerstedt Lifetime Achievement award in 2018.