Staff in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Professor Gerard Nash

Professor Gerard Nash

Professor of Cardiovascular Rheology and Head of School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Gerard Nash originally trained as a physical scientist and is interested in understanding the processes of cell adhesion and migration, and the effects of blood flow on these processes, by application of well-defined, quantitative, in vitro models.

Gerard has published over 200 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3670

Email g.nash@bham.ac.uk

Dr Leyre Navarro-Núñez

Dr Leyre Navarro-Núñez

BHF Postdoctoral research fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Leyre is a British Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Birmingham Platelet Group headed by Professor Steve Watson. Leyre has a strong background in platelet biology, haemostasis and signal transduction. Her current research project is focused on understanding the interaction between cells expressing CLEC-2 and podoplanin and unveiling the signalling and functional consequences of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8678

Email l.navarronunez@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alice Pollitt

Dr Alice Pollitt

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Email a.y.pollitt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anita Pye

Dr Anita Pye

Research Fellow / Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Anita Pye is a Research Fellow in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine working in Clinical Trials.

Telephone +44 (0) 121 371 3886

Email anita.pye@uhb.nhs.uk

Professor Ed Rainger

Professor of Chronic Inflammation

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Ed Rainger is Reader in Chronic Inflammation in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. Ed has published over 80 research papers, reviews and book chapters in the field of inflammation research with a particular focus on vascular inflammation leading to atherosclerosis.

Ed is Deputy Director and Cardiovascular Theme Coordinator of the School of Clinical and ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4040

Email g.e.rainger@bham.ac.uk

Dr Clare Ray

Dr Clare Ray

Lecturer in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Science

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Clare Ray is a lecturer in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences. She is principally an in vivophysiologist and her research interests are in the area of cardio-respiratory integration and control. Clare’s work has focussed on the control of oxygen delivery particularly in response to systemic hypoxia (acute, chronic and intermittent) and exercise, on which she has published a ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 6930

Email c.j.ray@bham.ac.uk

Dr Elizabeth Sapey

Dr Elizabeth Sapey

Clinical Lecturer

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Sapey’s goal has always been to pursue a career in Academic Respiratory Medicine. She is excited by the prospect of applying her evolving understanding of neutrophil function and trafficking to developing new therapeutic strategies in COPD. Her goal over the next 10 years it is to extend her expertise in neutrophil biology, to develop a team to investigate inflammatory signalling ...

Email e.sapey@bham.ac.uk

Dr Barney Scholefield

Dr Barney Scholefield

Consultant Paediatric Intensivist & Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Barney Scholefield is a clinical academic researcher within the field of paediatric neuro-critical care. He is based as a consultant at the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and works in partnership with the University of Birmingham’s Perioperative, Anaesthesia and Critical Care Trials (PACCT) Group.

Email b.scholefield@bham.ac.uk

Professor Yotis Senis

Professor Yotis Senis

British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Yotis is a British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and a senior member of the Birmingham Platelet Group. He was appointed Chair in Cellular Haemostasis in 2013. His main research interests are platelet protein-tyrosine phosphatases and how they regulate platelet activation, thrombosis and haemostasis.

Yotis ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8308

Email y.senis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Eduard Shantsila

Dr Eduard Shantsila

Honorary Research Fellow (University of Birmingham)
Clinical Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cardiology (City Hospital)

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 507 5080

Email e.shantsila@bham.ac.uk