Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer







ICTEM buildingHammersmith Campus





Taryn Youngstein is a consultant Rheumatologist at the Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and an honorary clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College London.

She has a specific interest in inflammation and its targeted treatment. Following award of her MD in Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Protein research from the National Amyloidosis Centre, University College London, Taryn was appointed Consultant in Rheumatology at ICHT. She has a clinical and research interest in hyperinflammation syndromes, periodic fever and vasculitis. Taryn is a co-director of the new Imperial College Centre of Excellence in Vasculitis Research and is the Trust-wide Lead for Supported Return to Training, a crucial role in supporting those returning to clinical practice from periods of research, in industry or prolonged periods of leave.

Taryn is a member of the British Society for Rheumatology for which she sits on the COVID-19 CRG and was part of the team creating the national shielding guidance for the immunosuppressed in conjunction with Public Health England. Taryn is also a member of the International Society of Systemic Auto-inflammatory Diseases.



Abhishek A, Peckham N, Pade C, et al., 2024, Effect of a 2-week interruption in methotrexate treatment on COVID-19 vaccine response in people with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (VROOM study): a randomised, open label, superiority trial., Lancet Rheumatol, Vol:6, Pages:e92-e104

Weber BN, Garshick M, Abbate A, et al., 2023, Acute cardiovascular complications of immune-mediated systemic inflammatory diseases, European Heart Journal-acute Cardiovascular Care, ISSN:2048-8726

Lee PY, Davidson BA, Abraham RS, et al., 2023, Evaluation and Management of Deficiency of Adenosine Deaminase 2 An International Consensus Statement, Jama Network Open, Vol:6, ISSN:2574-3805

Taylor E, Tona F, Singh-Curry V, et al., 2023, DWI scalp dot sign: superficial temporal artery restricted diffusion in giant cell arteritis, Rheumatology, Vol:62, ISSN:1462-0324, Pages:E119-E121

Youngstein T, Haskard D, 2023, Obituary: Professor Justin Charles Mason, Rheumatology, Vol:62, ISSN:1462-0324, Pages:1716-1717

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