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Dr Jessica Heron

Dr Jessica Heron

Senior Research Fellow in Perinatal Psychiatry

Neurobiology

Telephone +44 (0)121 301 2333 (Tuesdays only)

Email j.c.heron@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Hewett

Dr Peter Hewett

Lecturer

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Peter Hewett is a lecturer in vascular and reproductive biology. His interests include the regulation of endothelial genes involved in vascular development, remodelling and homeostasis and how they may impact in pathologies such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, obesity, pre-eclampsia and cancer. He teaches various aspects of applied reproductive biology, pregnancy, transgenesis and molecular biology.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2659

Email p.w.hewett@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Hewison

Professor Martin Hewison

Professor of Molecular Endocrinology

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Prof. Hewison’s work focuses on different facets of vitamin D physiology, including classical skeletal effects and non-classical extra-skeletal effects. He has a particular interest in the interaction between vitamin D and the immune system, where antigen-presenting cells such as dendritic cells and macrophages synthesize active vitamin D (calcitriol) and also express the nuclear ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6908

Email m.hewison@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christine Hirsch

Dr Christine Hirsch

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Christine is a lecturer in clinical pharmacy and member of the team leading the new pharmacy developments within the College of Medical and Dental Science.

She has a longstanding involvement in learning and teaching clinical pharmacy both at postgraduate and undergraduate level and also has a research interest in this area. She has a keen interest in interprofessional ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 4142660

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

Dr Johannes Hofland

Dr Johannes Hofland

Marie-Curie Intra-European Clinical Research Fellow

Dr. Hofland’s translational research focuses on the regulatory mechanisms of steroid hormone production, with special emphasis on cancer. This has involved elucidating the role of circulating (ACTH, arginine-vasopressin) and local factors (activin, inhibin) on adrenocortical production of aldosterone, cortisol and androgens in health and diseases, such as adrenal hyperplasia, ...

Telephone +447707529318

Email j.hofland@bham.ac.uk

Dr Craig Hughes

Dr Craig Hughes

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Craig is a post-doctoral researcher investigating tyrosine kinase-based signal transduction in platelets.  He is also interested in the role of platelets in development and disease.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8678

Email c.e.hughes@bham.ac.uk

Professor Khaled M K Ismail

Professor Khaled M K Ismail

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Reproduction, Genes and Development

Khaled Ismail is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Birmingham and a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital.

The underlying theme of his research work is improving pregnancy related maternal and fetal outcomes both at the short and longer term. The main focus of his research programme falls into ...

Telephone 0121 627 2775 (PA Sarah Magson)

Dr Saiju Jacob

Consultant Neurologist and Hon. Senior Research Fellow

Neurobiology

Currently Consultant Neurologist at the Queen Elizabeth Neuroscience Centre, University Hospitals of Birmingham. Dr Jacob is interested in clinical neuroimmunology and runs a weekly regional clinic where he sees patients with various neuroimmunological disorders.

Telephone +44 (0) 121 697 8221

Email s.jacob@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Parbir Kaur Jagpal

Mrs Parbir Kaur Jagpal

Academic Practitioner

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Parbir 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 Primary Care placements. Parbir will be developing the Post-Graduate programmes with a focus on the Independent Prescribing Course. 

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7171

Email p.k.jagpal@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lisa Jones

Dr Lisa Jones

Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry

Neurobiology

Lisa Jones is Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Lisa is the Principal Investigator of the Mood Disorders Research Group. The broad aims of the group are to investigate genetic and other factors that may contribute to the aetiology of bipolar disorder/manic depression and other related psychotic illnesses, such as ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 301 2367

Email l.a.jones@bham.ac.uk