Stuart J Forbes is Professor of Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, at the University of Edinburgh. SJF trained in medicine at the University of Edinburgh before moving to London where he undertook a PhD at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School- Now Imperial College. He trained as a Hepatologist at Hammersmith Hospital London and St Marys Hospital London before moving back to Edinburgh to take up his present role.
SJF’s research focuses on how the chronically damaged liver regenerates, how these mechanisms becomes deranged in liver and bile duct cancer and the development of cell therapies for liver disease.
SJF is Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh University (http://www.crm.ed.ac.uk/) which houses 250+ scientists and clinicians.
SJF is a consultant Hepatologist at the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and has clinical interests in liver failure, cancer and transplantation.