Professor Carl Philpott


Professor of Rhinology and Olfactology

A member of the British Rhinological Society Council, Prof Philpott chairs the Rhinology and ENT Research Group. In conjunction with the NIHR ENT Specialty Group, they have been shaping the research priorities for sinonasal disease in the UK

Professor Phioloptt was appointed as an academic surgeon to the University of East Anglia in 2010, funded in part by the Anthony Long Trust. As Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology at UEA, he leads a number of research projects related to chronic sinusitis and smell and taste disorders. In conjunction with his colleague Claire Hopkins, we lead the MACRO Programme Grant awarded by NIHR for £3.2 million, supported by a team of colleagues from UCL, the University of Southampton, and the University of Oxford. The program will involve a major trial of 600 patients with chronic sinusitis across 16 centers in the UK. Other research roles include being ENT Lead for the Eastern Local Clinical Research Network, Research Lead for the British Rhinological Society where I have helped to shape the national research priorities for nose and sinuses diseases, and President of the British Otorhinolaryngology & Allied Sciences Research Society.