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Hugh Montgomery

Hugh MName and Title:  Professor Hugh Montgomery

Phone: 07500335756


Address: Inst Sport, Exercise and Health, 1st Floor, 170 Tottenham Ct Rd, London W1t 7HA


Region:  London

Research type:  Full spread: molecular  and genetic to human; healthy to patients; physiological to pathophysiological.

Research Interests: Multiple. Especially muscle wasting in illness; metabolic responses to illness; skeletal remodelling; paracrine rennin-angiotensin systems; extreme environment responses.

Key Techniques:  varied- cellular to histological to whole human.

Keywords:  hypoxia, cachexia, polymorphism, gene, remodeling, sepsis, extreme environment

Funding:  University, MRC, NIHR, and others

Collaborations: International (6 countries); nationally with >5 groups.

Selected Publications:

  1. Grocott MP, Martin DS, Levett DZ, McMorrow R, Windsor J, Montgomery HE; Caudwell Xtreme Everest Research Group Arterial blood gases and oxygen content in climbers on Mount Everest N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 8;360(2):140-9. IMPACT FACTOR 30.4
  2. Montgomery HE, Marshall R, Hemingway H, Myerson S, Clarkson P, Dollery C, Hayward M, Holliman DE, Jubb M, World M, Thomas EL, Brynes AE, Saeed N, Barnard M, Bell JD, Prasad K, Rayson M, Talmud PJ, Humphries SE. Human gene for physical performance. Nature. 1998 May 21;393(6682):221-2. IMPACT FACTOR 30.4
  3. Williams AG, Rayson MP, Jubb M, World M, Woods DR, Hayward M, Martin J, Humphries SE, Montgomery HE. The ACE gene and muscle performance. Nature. 2000 Feb 10;403(6770):614.. IMPACT FACTOR 30.
  4. Puthucheary ZA, Rawal J, McPhail M, Connolly B, Ratnayake G, Chan P, Hopkinson NS, Padhke R, Dew T, Sidhu PS, Velloso C, Seymour J, Agley CC, Selby A, Limb M, Edwards LM, Smith K, Rowlerson A, Rennie MJ, Moxham J, Harridge SD, Hart N, Montgomery HE Acute Skeletal Muscle Wasting in Critical Illness JAMA. 2013 Oct 16;310(15):1591-600. IMPACT FACTOR 30.
  5. Astin R, Bentham R, Djafarzadeh S, Horscroft JA, Kuc RE, Leung PS, Skipworth JR, Vicencio JM, Davenport AP, Murray AJ, Takala J, Jakob SM, Montgomery H, Szabadkai G (as join senior author). No evidence of a local renin-angiotensin system in liver mitochondria. Nature Sci Rep. 2013;3:2467
  6. Brull D, Dhamrait S, Myerson S, Erdmann J, Woods D, World M, Pennell D, Humphries S, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Montgomery H. Bradykinin B2BKR receptor polymorphism and left-ventricular growth response. Lancet. 2001 Oct 6;358(9288):1155-6.. IMPACT FACTOR 15.4
  7. Montgomery H, Clarkson P, Barnard M, Bell J, Brynes A, Dollery C, Hajnal J, Hemingway H, Mercer D, Jarman P, Marshall R, Prasad K, Rayson M, Saeed N, Talmud P, Thomas L, Jubb M, World M, Humphries S. Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism and response to physical training. Lancet. 1999 Feb 13;353(9152):541-5. IMPACT FACTOR 15.4