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Dr Felicity de Cogan

Dr Felicity de Cogan

Research Fellow

Neurobiology

Felicity’s research interest is in novel clinical materials and she has filed 4 patents through the University of Birmingham. She has worked in the fields of drug delivery, Materials Science, drug delivery and microbiology and the development of antimicrobial agents for over 8 years and has high impact publications in the field including Angew. Chem and Soft Matter. She has ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8859

Email f.decogan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vivek Dhir

Dr Vivek Dhir

Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology
MPharm Admissions Tutor - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Vivek Dhir is a Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology and has published a number of high impact research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews in the fields of endocrinology, metabolism and genetics. He has received major grants from the Welcome trust and The MRC.

Vivek is keen to talk about his science and gives frequent seminars to various groups at the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8777

Email v.dhir@bham.ac.uk

Dr Valentina Di Pietro

Dr Valentina Di Pietro

Research Fellow in Molecular Neuroscience

Neurobiology

Dr Valentina Di Pietro is a Molecular Neuroscientist with experience in genetics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. During her Ph.D. at the Catholic University of Rome (Italy), she specialised in molecular mechanisms and identification of markers for the diagnosis of mild and repeated traumatic brain injury in vivo and in the diagnosis of Inborn errors of Metabolism.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8859

Email v.dipietro@bham.ac.uk

Mr Craig Doig

Mr Craig Doig

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Craig is investigating pathways determining maintenance and loss of skeletal muscle fibres and the importance of the Glucose-6-phosphate transporter in regulating energy homeostasis.

Email c.l.doig@bham.ac.uk

Mr Nigel E Drury

Mr Nigel E Drury

Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Mr Drury is a Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery on the West Midlands Training Programme and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Email n.e.drury@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vijay D'Souza

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

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