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Philip Hawkins

Philip Hawkins

Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director

University College London and The Royal Free Hospital, London, UK


Prof Philip Hawkins is a Professor of Medicine at University College London and Clinical Director of the NHS National Amyloidosis Centre at The Royal Free, London, UK. He is a rheumatologist and clinical scientist renowned for his studies on amyloidosis. His seminal work includes development and implementation of serum amyloid P component (SAP) scintigraphy for diagnosis and quantification of systemic amyloidosis.

Prof Hawkin’s clinical research programme is focused on diagnosis, pathogenesis, monitoring and treatment of amyloidosis and inherited autoinflammatory diseases with an emphasis on translational, early phase and otherwise novel approaches. He has a particular interest in the development of new imaging methods.