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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

Profesor Attila Sik

Profesor Attila Sik

Professor of Cellular Neuroscience

Neurobiology

Attila Sik (pronounced “sheek”) is professor of cellular neurophysiology. He published several book chapters and ~50 research articles in scientific journals. His research papers have been cited over 3000 times. He has received major national grants in Hungary, Canada (Canada Foundation for Innovation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research), UK (Medical Research Council) ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6018

Email a.sik@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alexandra Sinclair

Dr Alexandra Sinclair

Clinician Scientist

Neurobiology

Dr Sinclair now works as a Clinician Scientist with a role combining clinical neurology with translational research into idiopathic intracranial hypertension and the neuroendocrine aspects of headache.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8857

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

Dr Vicki Smith

Dr Vicki Smith

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Vicki Smith is an MRC Post-Doctoral Research Fellow working with Professor Chris McCabe and Professor Jayne Franklyn in the Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Vicki’s current research focuses on increasing radioiodine efficacy in the treatment of thyroid cancer.

Vicki has authored a number of publications and has presented data at both national and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8705

Email v.e.smith@bham.ac.uk

Dr Austen Spruce

Dr Austen Spruce

Senior Lecturer

Medical Science and Education

Austen Spruce is the College Lead for undergraduate admissions and the medicine admissions tutor. He is also a module coordinator on the Medical Science degree programme. His subject interests are neuroscience and pharmacology and contributes to teaching students on various programmes within the College.

Austen has coordinated the introduction of major new initiatives ...

Email a.e.spruce@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Stevens

Professor Martin Stevens

Professor of Medicine

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Professor Stevens is Professor of Medicine at the University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Physician at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Martin has published over 100 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of diabetes and metabolism. He has received major grants from the National Institutes of Health, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 424 2593

Email m.j.stevens@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zhangjie Su

Dr Zhangjie Su

Clinical Research Fellow

Neurobiology

Dr Zhangjie Su is a Clinical Research Fellow for neurotrauma/neurosurgery at the NIHR SRMRC, working under Mr Tony Belli.

He has a research interest in imaging investigations, such as functional MRI, MR spectroscopy and PET, their application in patients with acquired brain injury, and the correlations with patient outcomes.

His previous research work ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 4242

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

Dr Abd Tahrani

Clinician Scientist

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Email a.a.tahrani@bham.ac.uk

Dr Angela Taylor

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Email a.taylor.5@bham.ac.uk