Staff in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

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

Clinician Scientist

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.

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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

Dr Fahima Syeda

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Fahima is a Research Fellow in the Translational Research on Heart Failure and Arrhythmias group in the Institute of Biomedical Research.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6938

Email f.syeda@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Thickett

Professor David Thickett

Professor in Respiratory Medicine

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

David Thickett trained in Oxford and London. He was a specialist registrar in the South West region before doing his DM thesis on ARDS in Bristol. He was initially appointed as a Senior Lecturer in 2001 and then became a Wellcome Intermediate Fellow in 2006. He was appointed as a reader in 2011 and promoted to Chair in Respiratory Medicine in 2014.

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3231

Email d.thickett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Steve Thomas

Dr Steve Thomas

Lecturer in Cardiovascular Science

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Steve Thomas is a British Heart Foundation Research Fellow working with Professor Steve Watson in the Institute of Biomedical Research.

His main research interests centre around the actin cytoskeleton in platelets and megakaryocytes and fluorescence microscopy imaging.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8308

Email s.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Teresa Thomas

Dr Teresa Thomas

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Teresa Thomas is a senior lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, based in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Her past research interests were centred on the control of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. She has in the past received grants from British Heart Foundation, BBSRC and the Royal Society.

Teresa now concentrates solely on ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8122

Email t.j.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Samantha Tull

Dr Samantha Tull

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Tull is Research Fellow in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Samantha has published 14 research papers in peer reviewed journals in the fields of cardiovascular and renal inflammatory disease. These include one last author and four first author publications.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6938

Email s.p.tull@bham.ac.uk