Obituaries

Ian Patrick Mulligan

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39336.666030.BE (Published 27 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:675
  1. Patrick Davey

    Ian went to school in Hereford, then up to St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, where he qualified in 1979 with a first class intercalated degree. He worked in London, Suffolk, and Northampton, rapidly gaining the MRCP, and then in Cardiff, where he undertook both clinical work and research into heart failure, and from which time he had many happy memories.

    In the late 1980s he moved to Oxford, undertaking basic research in muscle physiology as part of Professor Chris Ashley's group, so acquiring his DPhil. Postdoctoral research followed in the John Radcliffe Hospital, with Professor George Hart, where he looked at the physiology of isolated cardiac myocytes. This long period of research led to numerous well-cited publications in prestigious journals. Subsequently he was a senior registrar also in Oxford, where, in addition to his clinical work, he undertook important work on the utilisation of evidence based medicine on the acute medical take, leading …

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