Dr Iain Murray is a Clinical Lecturer of Orthopaedic Surgery specializing in sports medicine at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. He completed medical training at the University of Edinburgh while holding a scholarship for squash and competing internationally. He undertook his PhD between the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Edinburgh evaluating the roles of perivascular cells in tissue regeneration and scarring. Dr Murray has a strong interest in arthroscopy of the knee and hip, and how evolving biologic approaches can promote tissue regeneration.
He has published over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has presented his research both nationally and internationally and has received prestigious awards including the New Investigator Recognition Award (NIRA) from the ORS, and the Syme Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons.
Dr Murray has received significant grant support including from The Wellcome Trust. He serves as Associate Editor for both the Bone and Joint Journal (BJJ) and Bone and Joint Research (BJR). Dr Murray has been involved in medical care for the Scottish Rugby Union, Scottish Football Association and European Tour Golf.