He received his medical degree from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1981, and trained as a gastrointestinal surgeon with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease.
Andrew has published over 140 papers.
Since his 1998 paper on MMR vaccines and autism, which caused a meltdown in the pharmaceutical industry, he became the victim of one of the largest character assassinations in medical history.
His infamous paper
Here’s the paper:
Andy chatted to me about
- his history and legacy;
- how the pharmaceutical industry tried to destroy him; and
- the impact of his research.