Professor of Experimental Rheumatology at UCL Division of Medicine, London, UK and a consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

    Professor Denton studied medicine at Guy’s Hospital in London and obtained a PhD from University College London and trained in rheumatology and connective tissue diseases in London. Following a Wellcome Advanced Fellowship in molecular genetics at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA he was awarded an Arthritis Research UK Senior Research Fellowship 2000-2010. His large clinical and translational research programme in scleroderma at the Royal Free Hospital co-ordinates multidisciplinary care for more than 1500 patients. He has published extensively on laboratory and clinical aspects of connective tissue disease including interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension and is chair of the UK Scleroderma Study Group, a former President of SCTC and was a founding Counsellor and Treasurer of EUSTAR.