Professor Ashley Grossman

Professor Ashley Grossman is a Senior Research Fellow of Green Templeton CollegeBA BSc MD FRCP FMedSci

Professor Ashley Grossman is a Governing Body Fellow, Green Templeton College and Professor of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford.

Ashley Grossman was awarded an Open Exhibition to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, completed a degree in Psychology and Social Anthropology at the University of London, and then entered University College London where he received a First-Class degree in Anatomy, and the University Gold Medal from UCHMS. He started in the Dept. of Endocrinology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and medical school, eventually becoming Professor of Neuroendocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine in 1993. He moved to OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, in 2011 where he was appointed Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Oxford, and in 2012 Senior Research Fellow of Green Templeton College.

He often provides the university lectures in Endocrinology, supervises a number of both medical and other DPhil students at Green Templeton, and helps in teaching and practice exams. At OCDEM, he built on the work of Professor John Wass in developing the Department of Endocrinology, which has since developed into a major UK and international centre for Endocrinology.

Most recently, he has moved to become Consultant in Neuroendocrine Tumours at the Royal Free Hospital, London, in the ENETS Centre of Excellence, and is also Professor of Neuroendocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine. He has published some 550 peer-reviewed papers and over 450 chapters and reviews, most recently on hypothalamic and pituitary tumours and endocrine oncology.

He has been President of the ENEA, the Society for Endocrinology (2012-2014), Chairman of UKINETS (2010-2012), was President of the Pituitary Society (2015-2016), and is President of Endotext. Apart from other awards, he has been awarded the Society for Endocrinology Jubilee Medal to be awarded in March 2025 ‘in recognition of outstanding studies, which have changed our understanding of endocrinology in a fundamental way. The medal is the highest accolade bestowed by the Society’.

Contact: ashley.grossman@ocdem.ox.ac.uk