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Dr Martin Vreugdenhil

Dr Martin Vreugdenhil

Lecturer in Neurobiology

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

Email m.vreugdenhil@bham.ac.uk

Professor Steve P. Watson

Professor Steve P. Watson

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

Email s.p.watson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Meltem Weger

Dr Meltem Weger

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

Email m.weger@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kevin Whitehead

Dr Kevin Whitehead

Lecturer in Neuropharmacology

Neurobiology

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

Email k.j.whitehead@bham.ac.uk

Miss Helen Williams

Miss Helen Williams

Research Associate

Reproduction, Genes and Development

Helen developed key skills in organisation and communication through experience in both private and public sector work before joining the University in May 2010. Since then she has delivered strategic support and project management to research proposals and programmes in biomedical studies, with a growing focus on global women’s health. Her current role underpins an outstanding ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 623 6837

Email h.m.williams.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Academic Practitioner

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

Email a.yahyouche@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sharon Yates

Research Associate

Neurobiology

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.

Telephone +44(0)1214144516

Email s.c.timms@bham.ac.uk

Dr Joyce Yeung

Dr Joyce Yeung

Clinician Scientist in Anaesthesia
NIHR Post Doctoral Fellow

Medical Science and Education

Dr Joyce Yeung is a Clinician Scientist in Anaesthesia and an NIHR Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Birmingham, and an honorary consultant in anaesthesia and critical care at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Joyce Yeung is part of Perioperative, Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Trauma Trials (PACCT) group. Joyce has research interests in both anaesthesia ...

Telephone +44 (0)1213713229

Email j.yeung@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andreas Zaucker

Dr Andreas Zaucker

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Dr Andreas Zaucker is a Research Fellow in the group of Dr Nils Krone at the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Andreas’ scientific background is in the use of zebrafish model for functional genomics. He is interested in using zebrafish to learn about the function of genes relevant to human disease. Furthermore, Andreas is interested in the development ...

Telephone +44 7532051781

Email a.zaucker@bham.ac.uk