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University of Bath

Professor Neil McHugh Head of Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Neil McHugh is responsible for the research, teaching, management and strategic planning of the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology.


  • Serology of idiopathic inflammatory myositis, scleroderma, lupus and juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    • Early detection, optimisation of outcome measures and treatment guidelines in psoriatic arthritis


View a list of books and publications by Neil McHugh


He has undertaken research fellowships at the Walter and Eliza Hall in Melbourne, Australia (1985), Yale University Medical School, USA (1990–1991), and the National Heart and Lung Institute, UK (2002–2004), and has been a Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases since 1991.


Professor Neil McHugh graduated from Otago University Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand, and completed physician training before specialising in the subspecialty of rheumatology.