Dr Vijay D'Souza

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Contact details

School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Centre for Translational Inflammation
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
B15 2WB


  • PhD - Pharmacological and molecular characterisation of P2Y receptors in endothelial and epithelial cells
  • MSc Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy


Dr Vijay D’Souza’s research interest is focused on the mechanism of alveolar epithelial repair in acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS); and the functional importance of vitamin D deficiency in murine models of ALI.


D’Souza V, Dancer RCA and Thickett DR. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Acute Lung Injury, Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2010, Section IV, Pages 121-128

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