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Mr Craig Doig

Mr Craig Doig

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Craig is investigating pathways determining maintenance and loss of skeletal muscle fibres and the importance of the Glucose-6-phosphate transporter in regulating energy homeostasis.

Email c.l.doig@bham.ac.uk

Mr Nigel E Drury

Mr Nigel E Drury

Clinical Lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Mr Drury is a Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery on the West Midlands Training Programme and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Email n.e.drury@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vijay D'Souza

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Email v.k.dsouza@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stuart Egginton

Dr Stuart Egginton

Honorary Reader in Cardiovascular Sciences

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Stuart Egginton is a Reader in Cardiovascular Physiology, and Director of the Angiogenesis Research Group. 

Stuart has published nearly 200 research papers and reviews in scientific journals as well as book chapters, and has edited 2 books, in the fields of angiogenesis and cardiorespiratory control. His research has been supported by grants from the British ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6902/+44 (0)121 414 6919

Email s.egginton@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Ewer

Dr Andrew Ewer

Reader in Neonatal Paediatrics

Reproduction, Genes and Development

Andrew Ewer is Reader in Neonatal Paediatrics based at Birmingham Women’s Hospital. 

Andrew has published research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and an undergraduate problem-based learning book in the field of Paediatrics and Neonatology. He has received grants from NIHR Health Technology Assessment and Action Medical Research.  ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 472 1377 Ext 4403

Email a.k.ewer@bham.ac.uk

Dr Larissa Fabritz

Dr Larissa Fabritz

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Acute Medicine

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Dr Larissa Fabritz studies novel mechanisms of heart disease and performs translational research towards mechanism-based therapies of cardiovascular diseases.   She joined the SWBH NHS trust as a Consultant in Acute Medicine with a special interest in the cardiovascular system.

Dr Larissa  Fabritz continues research on molecular cardiovascular imaging as ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 46938 (lab)/+44 (0)121 41 48259 (office)

Email l.fabritz@bham.ac.uk

Dr Qulsom Fazil

Dr Qulsom Fazil

Lecturer in Disability Studies and Behavioural Science

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Qulsom is a social psychologist with an interest in all things human. She is particularly interested in the social and cultural factors that influence psychological illness and mental wellbeing both in terms of the role they play in triggering mental illness and also in terms of presentation of illness Whilst working with families with disabled children in 2000 and 2001 she developed both ...

Telephone +44 (0)415 8119

Email q.a.fazil@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robin Ferner

Honorary Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

Medical Science and Education

Robin Ferner and his team are interested in medication errors and adverse drug reactions, and how to prevent them. In addition to over 70 original papers and over 50 reviews, he has written commentaries for the Lancet, BMJ, and British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology on these topics.

His current research includes monitoring of patients for the development of adverse ...

Telephone +44(0)121 554 3801

Email r.e.ferner@bham.ac.uk

Dr Brenda Finney

Dr Brenda Finney

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Brenda Finney is a postdoctoral research fellow working in Professor Steve Watson’s Birmingham Platelet Group. Her current project is understanding the role of platelets in the development of the embryo, specifically with regards the lymphatic system and the lung. She is also working with the in vivothrombosis models used in the group. Brenda got her PhD from Cardiff University in 2009 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8679

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

Dr Paul Alexander Foster

Dr Paul Alexander Foster

Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Paul’s external research webpage can be found at www.drpaulfoster.co.uk.

Paul leads the Steroid Metabolism in Cancer Research group at the University of Birmingham. He is an established figure in the endocrinology and cancer fields. With over a decade of experience in both academic and industrial environments, he has extensive research knowledge on a wide-range of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2540

Email p.a.foster@bham.ac.uk