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Professor of Medical Research and Deputy Director, Menzies Institute for Medical Research., University of Tasmania

James heads a Blood Pressure Research Group working on studies ranging from understanding the basic human physiology of blood pressure to exploring new methods for improving patient diagnosis and care. He has authored more than 220 articles in the peer reviewed literature and is an investigator on cardiovascular research grants totaling over $10 million. He is passionate about translating research findings into practice.


  • –present
    Professor of Medical Research and Deputy Director., University of Tasmania


  • 2004 
    University of Queensland, PhD
  • 2000 
    University of Tasmania, BHMS (Hons 1)