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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

Wing Commander Professor Robert AH Scott

Wing Commander Professor Robert AH Scott

Consultant Ophthalmologist

School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8855

Email d.d.gordon@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 Peter Seville

Dr Peter Seville

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Peter is part of the team developing the new Master of Pharmacy undergraduate degree programme.

Peter teaches and researches in pharmaceutics, one of the core scientific disciplines of pharmacy. His primary research interests are in the development of medicines that can be inhaled by a patient, either to treat diseases of the lung (e.g. asthma, COPD) or as a means ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3209

Email p.c.seville@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sheikh Naeem Shafqat

Dr Sheikh Naeem Shafqat

Senior Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Naeem Shafqat is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham. Naeem is a protein biochemist/structure biologist by training who now applies his profound knowledge and expertise is studying human enzymes associated with the Disorders of Sex-Development and Prostate Cancer.

Being an enthusiastic scientist, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2764

Email s.n.shafqat@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

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