Professor Dino Giussani ScD FRCOG

  • College positions:
    1958 College Lecturer
    Professorial Fellow
    Director of Studies in Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
  • University positions:
    Professor of Developmental Cardiovascular Physiology & Medicine
  • Subjects: Medicine Veterinary Medicine


BSc in Physiology (Royal Holloway University of London)

PhD in Fetal Physiology (University College London)

Awards and prizes

2018       Elected Fellow of the Latin American Academy of Sciences

2017       FRCOG, Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

2017       The Nick Hales Medal from the Developmental Origins of Health & Disease Society

2017       Laxmi Baxi Award, Society for Reproductive Investigation, USA

2016       ScD Degree awarded by the University of Cambridge

2015       Honorary Professor, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

2015       David Barker Memorial Prize Lecture, Portland, Oregon, USA

2015       Thomas McDonald Award, Society for Reproductive Investigation, USA

2015       Sir Peter Tizard Prize Lecture, Neonatal Society, Winchester, UK               

2014       President of the Fetal & Neonatal Physiological Society

2013       The Giorgio Pardi Italy Foundation President's Awards

2010       Gonville & Caius 1958 Endowed Lectureship in Medicine

2007       The Netherlands Wim Schellekens Visiting Professor Prize from

                The University of Nijmegen and Maastricht University

2006       The Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder


2001       The Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine Prize Fellowship

2002       Honorary Professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine

2002       Honorary Professor, Universidad de Chile

2002       Honorary Fellowship, The Bolivian Society for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Research interests

Developmental origins of cardiovascular health and disease


Teaching interests

Cardiovascular, Renal, Respiratory, Fetal & Neonatal Physiology

Other interests

Family, cooking, wine, real ale, sculpture and football