Graham MacGregor

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Graham MacGregor is a British academic, professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Wolfson Institute, Queen Mary University of London

MacGregor trained at Charing Cross Hospital where he was taught by the distinguished nephrologist, Pofessor Hugh de Wardener.[1] MacGregor's own speciality at this stage was also in kidney disease.[1] He developed an interest in the relationship between kidney function and high blood pressure which led him to a parallel campaigning role, attempting to persuade food manufacturers to reduce the quantity of salt in factory produced food.[2]

More recently he has become chairman of Action on Sugar.

MacGregor is also honorary consultant physician at St George's Hospital, London, and a visiting professor at St George's Hospital Medical School, London.[1]


McGregor was listed in the IoS Happy List, 2012.


  1. ^ a b c "Wolfson Institute - Graham MacGregor | Wolfson Institute". Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Should I avoid salt?". The media loves to polarise debates – anything to get a new headline – and ... BBC. Retrieved 25 April 2017.