Staff in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Vijay D'Souza

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Email v.k.dsouza@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stuart Egginton

Dr Stuart Egginton

Honorary Reader in Cardiovascular Sciences

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Stuart Egginton is a Reader in Cardiovascular Physiology, and Director of the Angiogenesis Research Group. 

Stuart has published nearly 200 research papers and reviews in scientific journals as well as book chapters, and has edited 2 books, in the fields of angiogenesis and cardiorespiratory control. His research has been supported by grants from the British ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6902/+44 (0)121 414 6919

Email s.egginton@bham.ac.uk

Dr Larissa Fabritz

Dr Larissa Fabritz

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Acute Medicine

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Larissa Fabritz studies novel mechanisms of heart disease and performs translational research towards mechanism-based therapies of cardiovascular diseases.   She joined the SWBH NHS trust as a Consultant in Acute Medicine with a special interest in the cardiovascular system.

Dr Larissa  Fabritz continues research on molecular cardiovascular imaging as ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 46938 (lab)/+44 (0)121 41 48259 (office)

Email l.fabritz@bham.ac.uk

Dr Brenda Finney

Dr Brenda Finney

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Brenda Finney is a postdoctoral research fellow working in Professor Steve Watson’s Birmingham Platelet Group. Her current project is understanding the role of platelets in the development of the embryo, specifically with regards the lymphatic system and the lung. She is also working with the in vivothrombosis models used in the group. Brenda got her PhD from Cardiff University in 2009 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8679

Email b.a.finney@bham.ac.uk

Dr Eelo Gitz

Dr Eelo Gitz

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Eelo is a postdoctoral research fellow investigating the role of platelets in haemostasis and immunity, both in a clinical and experimental setting.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2560

Email e.gitz@bham.ac.uk

Dr Clara Green

Dr Clara Green

Clinical Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Clara Green is a Specialist Registrar in the West Midlands Deanery who is currently out of programme working as a clinical fellow as part of the Stockley group at the University of Birmingham. She is currently supervised by Dr Alice Turner (CEM) and Professor Roy Bicknell (I&I).

Clara has over 10 publications including 5 original papers and 2 review articles in ...

Dr Matthew Harrison

Dr Matthew Harrison

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Matthew is a post-doctoral Research Fellow reasearch investigating the role of src family kinases (SFKs) in inflammation.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4042

Email m.j.harrison.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Hewett

Dr Peter Hewett

Lecturer

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Peter Hewett is a lecturer in vascular and reproductive biology. His interests include the regulation of endothelial genes involved in vascular development, remodelling and homeostasis and how they may impact in pathologies such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, obesity, pre-eclampsia and cancer. He teaches various aspects of applied reproductive biology, pregnancy, transgenesis and molecular biology.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2659

Email p.w.hewett@bham.ac.uk

Mr Neil Howell

Clinical Lecturer, Cardiac Surgery

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Mr Howell is a Clinical Lecturer in Cardiac Surgery, and is an honorary Specialist Registrar on the West Midlands Higher Surgical Training Scheme in Cardiothoracic Surgery. His research interests including clinical research including clinical trials, myocardial protection, renal protection, and clinical outcomes research including risk stratification and risk modelling. His ...

Email n.j.howell@bham.ac.uk

Dr Craig Hughes

Dr Craig Hughes

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Craig is a post-doctoral researcher investigating tyrosine kinase-based signal transduction in platelets.  He is also interested in the role of platelets in development and disease.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8678

Email c.e.hughes@bham.ac.uk