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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

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

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

Dr Celia Taylor

Senior Lecturer in Medical Education

Medical Science and Education

Celia Taylor is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education with a primary focus on assessment. Her current role includes teaching medical statistics, undertaking research in standard setting & performance in assessments and working as part of a team to improve the quality of the assessments used at Birmingham. 

Celia’s publications include a series of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 9072

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

Dr David Thickett

Dr David Thickett

Reader 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.

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3231

Email d.thickett@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sarah Thomas

Mrs Sarah Thomas

NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow
Content and Editorial Manager for SCRIPT eLearning

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Sarah is a clinical pharmacist and NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow. She is currently working as the Content and Editorial Manager for the SCRIPT eLearning programme and completing her PhD investigating pharmacist-physician communication in the hospital setting.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8074

Email s.k.thomas@bham.ac.uk