Geeta Hampson

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Consultant chemical pathology/metabolic medicine

Biography

Since 2005 Geeta Hampson has been a consultant in chemical pathology and metabolic bone disease at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

She runs a large metabolic bone disease/osteoporosis service at Guy's and St Thomas'.

During her time at Guy's and St Thomas' and King's College London, she has undertaken several clinical trials in osteoporosis.

Education and training

  • Trained clinically in the management of bone disorders and calcium/phosphate metabolism
  • Specialist training in clinical biochemistry,¬†University Hospital of Wales
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Master of Science (MSC)
  • Trained in general endocrinology and diabetes mellitus
  • General training in clinical biochemistry, haematology, infection and histopathology¬†as a senior house officer
  • Trained in general medicine as a house officer
  • Undergraduate medical training, Manchester Medical School

Research interests

  • Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoporosis including nutritional aspects
  • Association between abnormalities of bone metabolism and vascular calcification/stiffness in chronic kidney disease
  • Evaluation of new biomarkers of bone metabolism and vascular calcification

Awards

  • Ames Award by the Association of Clinical Biochemists (1992) for best research presentation as a trainee
  • Awarded an MRC French Exchange Fellowship to continue and expand research interests in bone and calcium/phosphate metabolism

Last updated: January 2023

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