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Dr Mark Glover

Consultant Cardiologist



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Professional profile

Dr Mark Glover is a British Hypertension Society-accredited hypertension specialist and treats all forms of primary and secondary hypertension.

Dr Glover trained in pharmacology and clinical medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where he also undertook a PhD in hypertension at Addenbrooke’s Hospital with Dr Kevin O’Shaughnessy.

His PhD was funded by the British Heart Foundation and addressed the mechanisms by which the kidneys cause hypertension by retaining/reabsorbing sodium salt in patients with inherited forms of hypertension.

Following specialist training in hypertension, clinical pharmacology and general (internal) medicine in Cambridge and Nottingham,

He was appointed as a Consultant Physician at the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust specialising in Hypertension and General (Internal) Medicine.

Dr Glover is an MRC Clinician Scientist and Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Nottingham and runs a research group with clinical and laboratory studies looking at the genetics and molecular biology of sodium salt reabsorption by thiazide-sensitive pathways in the kidney.

His clinical research addresses the pharmacogenetics of thiazide-induced hyponatraemia (an adverse effect of thiazide diuretics) and the molecular basis of Gordon syndrome, an unusual but important inherited form of hypertension.

Dr Glover sees and treats NHS patients at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre.

Personal profile

Dr Glover is married to a Consultant Neuroradiologist and lives in Nottingham.

Current NHS or research position

MRC Clinician Scientist, Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Physician, Nottingham University and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification


Special clinical interests

Inherited conditions of high or low blood pressure including Gordon, Liddle, Gitelman and Bartter syndromes
Secondary causes of hypertension
Thiazide-induced hyponatraemia

Research interests

Mendelian disorders of hyper- and hypo-tension
Thiazide-induced hyponatraemia

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies

British Society of Hypertension
European Society of Hypertension
American Society of Hypertension
(American) Endocrine society
Royal College of Physicians, London
Higher Education Academy