Dr Clara Green MBChB, MRCP

Clinical Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences


Contact details

School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


Clara Green is a Specialist Registrar in the West Midlands Deanery who is currently out of programme working as a clinical fellow as part of the Stockley group at the University of Birmingham. She is currently supervised by Dr Alice Turner (CEM) and Professor Roy Bicknell (I&I).

Clara has over 10 publications including 5 original papers and 2 review articles in general medicine.


  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians 2010
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (with Honours) 2007


Clara completed her primary medical degree at the University of Birmingham and graduated with Honours in 2007. She completed her foundation and core medical training in the West Midlands Deanery obtaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2010. She started training as a specialist registrar in general internal and respiratory medicine in 2011 and obtained the specialist certificate of Respiratory medicine in 2013. She started work towards a PhD at the University of Birmingham in 2013.

Her current research centres around the shared pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer.


Understanding the shared pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer by means of cell specific genomics.


Hutchison CA, Burmeister A, Harding SJ, Basnayake K, Church H, Jesky MD, White K, Green CE et al. (2014) Serum Polyclonal Immunoglobulin Free Light Chain Levels Predict Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease. Mayo Clin Proc [In press]

Green CE et al (2013) Vitamin D level in cystic fibrosis patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and aspergillus sensitization. European Respiratory Journal 42 (S57): 245s

Green CE and Turner A (2013) The role of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in lung cancer pathogenesis. World J Respirology 3(3):67-76

Benavente D, Chue CD, Moore J, Addison C, Borrows R and Ferro CJ (2012) Serum phosphate measured at 6 and 12 months after successful kidney transplant is independently associated with subsequent graft loss. Exp Clin Transplant 10(2):119-24

Kapadia S and Addison C (2012) Developing clinical handover: what does the literature suggest? International Journal of Clinical Leadership 17(3):119-122

Addison C et al (2012) Clostridium Difficile infection (CDI): Are junior doctors aware of risk factors and markers of severity? European Respiratory Journal 40(S56): 509s

Addison C et al (2012) Is smoking recorded accurately on death certificates? A study of patients who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer in a tertiary referral centre. European Respiratory Journal 40(S56): 732s

Brebner J, Sandhu K, Addison C and Kapadia S (2011) Implementing electronic patient handover in a district general hospital. Clinical Risk 17(3):92-6

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