Professor Christopher Denton


Professor Of Experimental Rheumatology

Christopher Denton is Professor of Experimental Rheumatology at UCL and Consultant Rheumatologist and Head of the Centre for Rheumatology, Royal Free Hospital in London. He leads a large clinical programme in scleroderma at the Royal Free Hospital and co-ordinates multidisciplinary care for more than 1400 patients. The scleroderma centre has played a prominent role in many recent clinical studies in scleroderma, Raynaud’s phenomenon and connective tissue disease associated pulmonary hypertension. In addition there is a vigorous translational and basic science research programme that focuses on pathogenic mechanisms and novel disease models.

Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

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  • Rheumatology


  • Member of the Association of Physicians
  • Member of British Society for Rheumatology
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London)
  • International Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology

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Clinical interests

  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic sclerosis
  • Raynaud’s phenomenon and related connective tissue disease

Research interests

  • Clinical and translational research into scleroderma
  • Fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension
  • Active clinical trials programme

Professor Christopher Denton, Professor Of Experimental Rheumatology is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London