Staff in Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Dr Zubair Ahmed

Dr Zubair Ahmed

Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Zubair Ahmed is a Lecturer in Neuroscience in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. He has developed an independent programme of research based on understanding the molecular mechanisms controlling repair and regeneration in the central nervous system.

He has received funding from the International Spinal Research Trust and the Wellcome Trust.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8858

Email z.ahmed.1@bham.ac.uk

Mr Antonio Belli

Mr Antonio Belli

Reader in Neurotrauma

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Mr Belli graduated from Tor Vergata University in Rome with a degree in Medicine and Surgery. He completed a doctoral degree (MD) on neurobiochemistry of brain ischaemia and reperfusion at Tor Vergata University and then moved to the UK in 1994.

He trained as a neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital, Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, The National Hospital for ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4497

Email a.belli@bham.ac.uk

Professor Ian Brockington

Professor Ian Brockington

Professor emeritus, University of Birmingham

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

As professor emeritus in the University of Birmingham, he is writing a series of monographs on the psychiatry of motherhood. In 2001, he established Eyry Press, which publishes hand-crafted books.

Telephone +44 (0) 1885 48 3245

Email i.f.brockington@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrea Eugenio Cavanna

Dr Andrea Eugenio Cavanna

Honorary Reader in Neuropsychiatry

School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Andrea E. Cavanna is Honorary Reader in Neuropsychiatry and Consultant in Behavioural Neurology at the Department of Neuropsychiatry, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation NHS Trust. He is also Deputy Director for the MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry.

Telephone +44 (0)121 301 2317

Email a.e.cavanna@bham.ac.uk

Dr Wei-Chih Chang

Dr Wei-Chih Chang

Research Fellow

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Dr Chang found the interests of neuroscience in his early undergraduate, and eventually he was fascinated by the physiology of neurons and the neuronal network interactions. To find the answers, Dr Chang equipped himself with different aspects of electrophysiological skills. Currently Dr Chang is doing the post doc training in Prof. John Jefferys’ group and he wants to bring the pioneering ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7616

Email w.chang.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Carl Clarke

Professor Carl Clarke

Professor of Clinical Neurology

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Professor Clarke has a long history of research in Parkinson's disease and headache disorders. He is currently running several large pragmatic clinical trials examining medical, surgical and rehabilitation interventions in Parkinson's disease (PD MED, PD SURG, PD REHAB, PD COMM and PD GEN).

Telephone +44 (0)121 507 4073

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

Dr Valentina Di Pietro

Dr Valentina Di Pietro

Research Fellow in Molecular Neuroscience

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Dr Valentina Di Pietro is a Molecular Neuroscientist with experience in genetics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. During her Ph.D. at the Catholic University of Rome (Italy), she specialised in molecular mechanisms and identification of markers for the diagnosis of mild and repeated traumatic brain injury in vivo and in the diagnosis of Inborn errors of Metabolism.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8859

Email v.dipietro@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

Dr Daniel Fulton

Dr Daniel Fulton

Birmingham Fellow

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Daniel Fulton is a Birmingham Fellow in the Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration section of the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. Dr Fulton also holds an honorary appointment at the School of Life Science at the University of Warwick through his role as a Senior Research Fellow in the Science Cities Research Alliance.

Telephone +44 (0)1214148441

Email d.fulton@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ana Maria Gonzalez

Dr Ana Maria Gonzalez

Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and College Enhancement Educational Fellow

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Ana Maria Gonzalez is a Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and  College Educational Enhancement Fellow

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 8857

Email a.m.gonzalez.1@bham.ac.uk