Staff

Professor David Sansom

Professor David Sansom

Honorary Professor of Immune Cell Biology

School of Immunity and Infection

David Sansom is a Professor of Immune Cell Biology in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

David has published numerous papers in internationally recognised scientific journals mostly in the field of T cell immune regulation and its relevance to autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. He has received substantial grant funding from a ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2268

Email d.m.sansom@bham.ac.uk

Dr Dagmar Scheel-Toellner

Dr Dagmar Scheel-Toellner

Senior Research Fellow/ AR UK Career Progression Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Dagmar Scheel-Toellner leads a research team that investigates the basic mechanism of joint inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. She initially trained as a pharmacist, and the translation of her research on autoimmunity into therapeutic strategies is still an important long-term aim in her work. She closely collaborates with her clinical colleagues within the Rheumatology ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8690

Email d.scheel@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan Sherlock

Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology

School of Immunity and Infection

Jonathan Sherlock is Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology and works on the role of inflammatory cytokines in spondyloarthropathy in the context of development of better therapeutics for these conditions.

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3243

Dr Shishir Shetty

Dr  Shishir Shetty

Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist

School of Immunity and Infection

Shishir Shetty is a clinician scientist in the Centre for Liver Research and honorary consultant hepatologist at the Queen Elizabeth Liver Transplant Unit, Birmingham. He has received grant funding from the Wellcome Trust, the Core Charity and the Bardhan Research and Education Trust.

Shishir’s research focus is the regulation of leucocyte recruitment to the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 4158700

Email s.shetty@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gwenda Simons

Dr Gwenda Simons

Research Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Dr. Gwenda Simons joined the University of Birmingham in 2012 and is a researcher at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She is part of the Rheumatology Research Group and currently works on a project looking at the perceptions of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and decisions to seek help in the general public.

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3265

Email g.simons@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stuart Smith

Clinical Lecturer in Renal Medicine

School of Immunity and Infection

Lecturing in renal medicine Stuart Smith has clinical practice responsibilities at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital renal unit while also engaging in laboratory based research and teaching academic and clinical skills to medical undergraduates.

His current research activities focus on chronic kidney disease, stromal cell biology and the pathogenesis of renal fibrosis.

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3265

Email s.w.smith.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rebecca Jayne Stack

Dr Rebecca Jayne Stack

Research Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Dr Rebecca Jayne Stack is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Translational Inflammation Research. Rebecca is a Psychologist specialising in behavioural medicine and is registered with the British Psychological Society. Her research focuses on behavioural medicine, micro health economics and illness behaviour, particularly focusing on the way people make decisions to seek help, use ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3265

Email r.stack@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zania Stamataki

Dr Zania Stamataki

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Zania Stamataki is a viral immunologist with an interest in persistent infections and chronic inflammation. She has taken up a 5-year Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research fellowship in 2011, leading to an academic position.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6967

Email z.stamataki@bham.ac.uk