Our staff

Principal investigators involved in liver research 

Professor David Adams

Professor David Adams

Professor of Hepatology
Dean of Medicine
Director NIHR BRU in Liver Disease and Centre for Liver Research

David Adams is Professor of Hepatology and Dean of Medicine for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.  He is also director of the Centre for Liver Research and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Birmingham Liver Biomedical Research Unit and lead for translational research in the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation.

In ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8702

Email d.h.adams@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gideon Hirschfield

Dr Gideon Hirschfield

Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant Hepatologist

School of Immunity and Infection

Gideon Hirschfield is a clinician and academic with a special interest in Hepatology, and in particular autoimmune liver disease. He is well published scientifically and clinically in his field having made important contributions to the understanding and clinical management of diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and autoimmune hepatitis. He joined Birmingham ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8700

Email g.hirschfield@bham.ac.uk

Dr Patricia Lalor

Senior Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

Dr Lalor is a Senior Lecturer in The Centre for Liver Research with an interest in inflammation, endothelial biology and regulation of liver metabolism.

Trish has published over 50 research papers as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of leucocyte recruitment, endothelial biology and liver disease. Her research has been supported by research grants ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8784

Email p.f.lalor@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jane McKeating

Professor Jane McKeating

Professor of Molecular Virology
Deputy Head of School

School of Immunity and Infection

Jane McKeating is the Professor of Molecular Virology and Deputy Head of the School of Immunity and Infection.

She set up the HCV group at the Medical School in January 2005. The group occupies 3 adjoining labs on the 5th floor of the IBR, 2 cat 3 labs and have shared access to all of the facilities in the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation. The group is involved in a wide ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8173

Email j.a.mckeating@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Mutimer

Professor of Clinical Hepatology and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist to the QE Hospital Liver and Hepatobiliary Unit

School of Immunity and Infection

David Mutimer is Professor of Clinical Hepatology at the University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Liver and Hepatobiliary Unit, Birmingham. 

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 4660

Email david.mutimer@uhb.nhs.uk

Professor Philip Newsome

Professor Philip Newsome

Professor of Experimental Hepatology and Hon Consultant Hepatologist
Head of Cell Therapy

School of Immunity and Infection

Philip Newsome is Professor of Experimental Hepatology and Clinical Director of the Birmingham University Stem Cell Centre

Philip has published over major research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of stem cell biology and liver disease. He has received major grants from NIHR, European Union, Wellcome Trust, UKSCF, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8700/+44 (0)121 414 5614

Email p.n.newsome@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ye Htun Oo

Dr Ye Htun Oo

Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist
Consultant Hepatologist

School of Immunity and Infection

Ye Htun Oo is a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist at Centre for Liver Research, University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist at UHB NHS Foundation Trust.

Ye is a clinical academic and his major clinical interest include liver transplantation, viral and autoimmune hepatitis. He conducts dedicated viral and autoimmune hepatitis clinics, involved ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8700/+44 (0)121 414 6967

Email y.h.oo@bham.ac.uk