Professor Michael Marber graduated from the Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1984 having intercalated a BSc Hons in Biophysics. After clinical training at the Brompton, St Peter’s and St George’s Hospitals he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Intermediate Fellowship to undertake his PhD in Physiology with Derek Yellon and David Latchman at University College London. This Fellowship was extended to allow postdoctoral training with Dr Wolfgang Dillmann at University of California, San Diego. In 1996 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas ‘ Hospitals and subsequently promoted to Professor of Cardiology at King’s College London in 1999.
Professor Marber has served as Chairman of the British Society for Cardiovascular Research, member of the Council of the British Cardiovascular Society, member of the Physiological Sciences Panel of the Welcome Trust, member of the Project Grant Committee of the British Heart Foundation, as a consultant and external reviewer for Health Technology Appraisals by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and the Genetic Therapy Advisory Committee of the Department of Health, as Dean of the St Thomas’ Hospital Campus and as a member of the Cardiovascular Panel of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. He currently co-leads the Cardiovascular Theme within the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTFT) and King’s College London (KCL), is a member of the Chair and Programme Grants Committee of the British Heart Foundation, is Chairman of the Academic and Research Committee of the British Cardiovascular Society and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Dialogues in Cardiology, Heart and Metabolism, Basic Research in Cardiology and Current Vascular Pharmacology.
Professor Marber contributes to the undergraduate medical curriculum and received the student vote as “Best Clinical Teacher” for 2007.