Staff

Dr Padma Sheela Jayaraman

Senior Research Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Sheela Jayaraman is a Senior Stem Cell Research Fellow.

Sheela specialises in understanding the structure and function of the PRH/HHex transcription factor and its roles in growth, development and differentiation. Sheela has published reviews and many papers in this area. She has received major grants from the BBSRC, Wellcome Trust, Breast Cancer Campaign.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6820

Email p.jayaraman@bham.ac.uk

Professor Eric Jenkinson

Professor Eric Jenkinson

Director of the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation
Professor of Experimental Medicine

School of Immunity and Infection

Eric Jenkinson is known internationally for his work on the thymus and T cell development and for the development of novel assays which are widely used for studies in this area.

In particular his work is focused on the developmental regulation of key stromal cell populations that make up the thymus and on the thymocyte/stromal cell interactions that determine the role ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6825

Email e.j.jenkinson@bham.ac.uk

Dr William Jenkinson

Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

Will Jenkinson is a lecturer in the School of Immunity and Infection.

Will’s research interests span aspects of thymus development, with a focus on both thymocyte and thymic epithelial cell biology. He has received research funding from the Medical Research Council and The Leverhulme Trust.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3634

Email w.e.jenkinson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nick Jones

Dr Nick Jones

Senior Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

Nick Jones is a Senior Lecturer at the MRC centre for Immune Regulation.

Nick has a longstanding interest in dissecting the immune response to transplanted organs with a view to manipulating regulatory immune cell subsets and targeting T cell costimulatory molecules to facilitate the induction of tolerance and graft acceptance. He has published his work on the immunobiology of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3923

Email n.d.jones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Simon Jones

Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Ageing Research

School of Immunity and Infection

Dr Jones is a Senior Lecturer at the MRC-ARUK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research. His research interests include the inflammatory and metabolic mechanisms that drive osteoarthritis pathology, the role of skeletal muscle dysfunction and atrophy in chronic disease and understanding the functional role of non-coding RNAs in mediating inflammatory responses.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3224

Email s.w.jones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Abid Karim

Lead Clinical Scientist and Head of Neuroimmunology

School of Immunity and Infection

The Neuroimmunology (fastest developing area with only a few dedicated laboratories in the UK) is responsible for the provision of a highly specialised diagnostic service to the Region for demyelinating (multiple sclerosis), neurological autoimmune (paraneoplastic) and immune-mediated neuropathological (Guillain-Barre syndrome) nervous system diseases.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8797

Email a.r.karim@bham.ac.uk

Dr Patricia Lalor

Senior Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

Dr Lalor is a Senior Lecturer in The Centre for Liver Research with an interest in inflammation, endothelial biology and regulation of liver metabolism.

Trish has published over 50 research papers as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of leucocyte recruitment, endothelial biology and liver disease. Her research has been supported by research grants ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8784

Email p.f.lalor@bham.ac.uk

Dr David Lammas

Dr David Lammas

Senior Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

David Lammas is a senior lecturer in the Division of Immunity and Infection.

David has published over 60 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews in the fields of Immunology and mycobacteriology. He has received major grants from the Wellcome Trust, BBSRC and the Medical Research Council.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2762

Email d.a.lammas@bham.ac.uk

Professor Peter Lane

Professor Peter Lane

Professor Clinical Immunology

School of Immunity and Infection

Peter Lane is Professor of Clinical Immunology and a Theme Lead in the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation.

CD4 T cells play a pivotal role regulating both protective but also pathogenic immune responses. Peter Lane’s research focuses cellular and molecular mechanisms that control the development of CD4 effector and memory T cells. Major grant funding comes ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4078/+44 (0)121 414 6944 (PA)

Email p.j.l.lane@bham.ac.uk

Dr Evaggelia Liaskou

Dr Evaggelia Liaskou

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Dr Liaskou is a post-doctoral research fellow in the group of Dr Hirschfield, who aspires to establish herself independently as a scientist focused on T cell immunology in autoimmune liver diseases.

Evaggelia has published in high impact factor scientific journals as well as reviews in the field of liver cell immunology. Her research has been supported by research grants ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8692

Email e.liaskou@bham.ac.uk