Professor Peter Passmore

Professor of Ageing and Geriatric Medicine, Queen's University Belfast

Peter Passmore is Professor of Ageing and Geriatric Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast. He graduated with a first class honours degree in Physiology in 1987 and qualified in Medicine. He trained in the N Ireland Deanery, achieving MRCP UK and MD. He spent one year as locum Senior Lecturer and Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine in Sydney. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast in 1993 and Professor of Ageing and Geriatric Medicine in 2007.
His research has included the genetics of dementia syndromes, epidemiology of dementia, neuropsychiatric symptomatology and use of biomarkers in dementia. He has managed a clinical trial programme for over 20 years. He is clinical lead for NICRN (Dementia).