2008-2018 Ten years’ service to the pharma and biotech industries

Who we are

Norman Miller

University education  

University of Manchester
BSc (Hons) (Anatomy) (1965)
MB, ChB (Hons) (1968)
MSc (Clinical Pharmacology) (1971)
MD (Gold Medal) (1977)
DSc (1983)
John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National

PhD (1974)

Fellowships   Royal College of Pathologists
Royal College of Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Heart Association
European Society of Cardiology
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal Society of Arts

Recent past appointments

  • Visiting Fellow and Waynflete Lecturer, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
  • BBSRC International Fellow, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford (2006-7)
  • Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Genetics Unit, Division of Cardiology, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine (2005-9)
  • Guest Scientist, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste (2003-4)
  • Expert adviser, WHO Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programme (2001-2)
  • British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Biochemistry (1992-2002), Associate Director, William Harvey Research Institute (1992-1995), and Director of the BHF Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Clinic (1993-2002), St Barts & Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London
  • Professor of Medicine, Head of Section on Endocrinology & Metabolism and Director of Lipid Disorders Clinic, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA (1987-1991)

Visiting Professorships

Royal Perth Hospital, Australia; Japan Atherosclerosis Society, Japan; Nova Scotia Heart Foundation, Canada; Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Italy; Shinju University, Matsumoto, Japan; University of Utah, USA

Named lectures

Bernard Mornington Memorial Lecture, European Society for Clinical Investigation;
D McCleod Memorial Lecture, Dalhousie University; Myant Lecture, British Hyperlipidaemia Association; Waynflete Lectures, Magdalen College, Oxford

Educational audio-visual productions

  • All Things Considered (Dragon Medical and Scientific Communications, London)
    Subject: hyperlipidaemia, hypertension and coronary heart disease
    Award: Bronze Medal, New York International Film and Television Festival (1982)
  • Mechanisms in Raising HDL Cholesterol (Chester/Roth Communications, Philadelphia)
    Subject: HDL, reverse cholesterol transport and atherosclerosis
    Awards: Golden Eagle Trophy, Council on International Non-theatrical Events (1990)
    Citation for Creative Excellence, US International  Film and Video Festival (1990)
    Finalist, New York International Film and Television Festival (1990)

Offices in learned societies

  • Royal Society of Medicine
    Founder and first Chairman, Forum on Lipids in Clinical Medicine (1982-4) (Since renamed the Section on Lipids, Metabolism and Vascular Risk)
  • European Society for Clinical Investigation
    Council Member and Honorary Secretary (1981-1985)

Past memberships of advisory boards and committees

Editorial Boards of Clinical Science and Atherosclerosis; Advisor, Joint Formulary Committee of BMA and Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain; grant assessment panels of National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, INSERM (France), British Heart Foundation and American Heart Association; British Heart Foundation Task Force on the Blood-Arterial Wall Interface; US National Institutes of Health Working Group on HDLs; American Heart Association Lipoprotein, Lipid Metabolism and Epidemiology Research Study Committee; Planning Committee, NHLBI Consensus Development Conference on Triglycerides, HDL and Coronary Heart Disease, USA; MRC Working Party on Hormone Replacement Therapy; Advisory Committee on Dietary Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease, UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; World Health Organisation. 


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