Staff in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Neena Kalia

Dr Neena Kalia

Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Sciences (Microcirculation Research Group)

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8818

Email n.kalia@bham.ac.uk

Dr Dean Kavanagh

Dr Dean Kavanagh

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Kavanagh is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist based in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Email d.kavanagh@bham.ac.uk

Professor Paulus Kirchhof

Professor Paulus Kirchhof

Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Professor Paulus Kirchhof has recently joined the University of Birmingham as Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. His appointment includes a position as consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology, SWBH NHS Trust. He works on the understanding of novel molecular mechanisms of heart disease “from bench to bedside”. His ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7042

Email p.kirchhof@bham.ac.uk

Dr Dipak Kotecha

Dr Dipak Kotecha

NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dipak is a Clinical Lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine across the clinical sites attached to the University of Birmingham. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Clinical Trials & Evaluation Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital / Imperial College, London and the Monash Centre of Cardiovascular Research & Education, Monash University, Melbourne.

Dipak is ...

Telephone +44 (0) 7974 115676

Email d.kotecha@bham.ac.uk

Professor Prem Kumar

Professor Prem Kumar

Professor of Physiological Science

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Prem Kumar is a Professor of Physiological Science. He is also Phase 1 Lead for the MBChB programme and is the Director of Education for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

His research interests are in the field of chemoreception, with a particular emphasis on carotid body and pulmonary artery chemotransduction mechanisms in health and disease and in the reflex ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 6907

Email p.kumar@bham.ac.uk

Dr Deirdre Lane

Dr Deirdre Lane

Lecturer in Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Deirdre Lane is a Lecturer in Cardiovascular Health. She is involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate entry medical students and in the supervision of doctoral students.

Her research is primarily concerned with stroke and bleeding risk in atrial fibrillation and in patient’s perceptions and understanding of the disease and its’ treatment, subjects ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 507 5080

Email d.a.lane@bham.ac.uk

Dr Siân Lax

Dr Siân Lax

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Siân Lax is a post-doctoral research fellow working in Doctor David Thickett’s Lung Injury Group. Her current project involves understanding the role of glucocorticoids and Vitamin D in the severity and persistence of acute lung injury (ALI) using in vivo models of lung inflammation and injury. Her previous post-doctoral work involved elucidating the in vivo role of mesenchymal ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3266

Email s.lax@bham.ac.uk

Professor Gregory YH Lip

Professor Gregory YH Lip

Consultant Cardiologist & Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Director - Haemostasis Thrombosis & Vascular Biology Unit

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Professor Lip, MD, is an academic clinical cardiologist based in a busy city centre teaching hospital and leads a large, multidisciplinary research group (including clinical and laboratory-based components). 

He is also Visiting Professor of Haemostasis Thrombosis and Vascular Sciences in the School of Life & Health Sciences at the University of Aston in ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 5075080

Email g.y.h.lip@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marie Lordkipanidze

Dr Marie Lordkipanidze

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Lordkipanidzé’s major research interest is to bring platelet function testing and molecular biology to clinical settings with the aim of individualizing antiplatelet treatment to specific patient needs.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8680

Email m.lordkipanidze@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gillian Lowe

Dr Gillian Lowe

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Lowe is a hospital doctor who specialises in haematology (blood disorders) and is interested in problems with bleeding and thrombosis.

Email g.c.lowe@bham.ac.uk