Lecturer in Molecular Genetics
Reproduction, Genes and Development
Richard is a lecturer in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. He is a cell biologist with a particular interest in lysosomal function in the nervous system and understanding why lysosomal dysfunction contributes to neurodegenerative disease.
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7046
Senior Clinical Lecturer
Rachel is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry within the Section of Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration, Psychiatry Theme.
Rachel has published over 30 papers, book chapters and book reviews within the field of major mental illness; particularly schizophrenia, affective disorders and suicide. Clinically Rachel has worked for over 17 years in psychiatry, 10 of which ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 301 2355
Lecturer in Neurobiology
Dr Martin Vreugdenhil is lecturer in Neurobiology. His research focuses on the mechanisms that synchronise neuronal activity. The brain spends much energy in synchronising neuronal activity into fast (30-100 Hz: gamma) brain rhythms and the main question addressed is what is the nature and the role of gamma frequency activity? Because it is becoming increasingly clear that gamma ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 1417629
BHF Professor in Cardiovascular Sciences and Cellular Pharmacology
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences
Steve Watson is a British Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Sciences and Cellular Pharmacology.
Steve is head of the Birmingham Platelet Group. The group undertakes a multidisciplinary approach to the investigation of platelet function in health and disease with a special focus on platelet receptors and their signalling pathways. The work includes ...
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 6514
Marie Curie Research Fellow
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Meltem has received her PhD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and is currently working as a Marie-Curie Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dr Nils Krone in the Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (CEDAM), School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.
Her key research focus is the implementation of zebrafish as translational in vivo ...
Telephone +44 121 4158705
Lecturer in Neuropharmacology
Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Kevin Whitehead is a lecturer in the Neuropharmacology team, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and principal investigator of the Pain Signalling Group.
Kevin has extensive experience of in vivomonitoring of neurochemistry and his current research is aimed towards an understanding the role of central neuroinflammatory processes in chronic pain. This is ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4521
Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Asma is an Academic Practitioner and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She will be teaching Pharmacy Practice on the M Pharm course in addition to managing Community Pharmacy and industrial placements.
Asma is a Community Pharmacist Manager and a pre-registration pharmacist trainee program ...
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7985
Sharon Yates is currently a Research Associate in the Dementia Research Group, working in collaboration with Dr. Zsuzsanna Nagy. Her main research interest is the role of cell cycle re-activation of neurons in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, with a focus on genetic risk factors for loss of cell cycle control.