Staff

Dr Ye Htun Oo

Dr Ye Htun Oo

Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist
Consultant Hepatologist

School of Immunity and Infection

Ye Htun Oo is a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist at Centre for Liver Research, University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist at UHB NHS Foundation Trust.

Ye is a clinical academic and his major clinical interest include liver transplantation, viral and autoimmune hepatitis. He conducts dedicated viral and autoimmune hepatitis clinics, involved ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8700/+44 (0)121 414 6967

Email y.h.oo@bham.ac.uk

Professor Laura Piddock

Professor Laura Piddock

Professor of Microbiology
Deputy Director, Institute of Microbiology and Infection
BSAC Chair in Public Engagement

School of Immunity and Infection

Laura Piddock is Professor of Microbiology. Since she started her PhD in 1982, she has been at the forefront of antimicrobial research. Laura started her career in a clinical environment and has successfuly integrated this background with academic research. She has published 151 original articles in international peer reviewed journals, 36 invited review articles, 41 research ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6966

Email l.j.v.piddock@bham.ac.uk

Miss Saaeha Rauz

Clinical Senior Lecturer/ Consultant Ophthalmologist

School of Immunity and Infection

Saaeha Rauz is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, School of Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham and a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, one of the largest dedicated eye units in Europe.

She provides a supra-regional referral clinical service specialising in (i) ocular surface diseases where the majority ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 507 6849

Email s.rauz@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karim Raza

Professor Karim Raza

Professor of Clinical Rheumatology and Honorary Consultant

School of Immunity and Infection

Karim Raza is Professor of Clinical Rheumatology at the University of Birmingham, UK. He qualified from Oxford in 1993 and achieved Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1996. From 2000-2003 he worked as an Arthritis Research UK clinical training fellow studying the regulation of leukocyte apoptosis in early inflammatory arthritis. Following the award of a PhD, he was appointed ...

Email k.raza@bham.ac.uk

Mr Peter Robert Richardson

Section Head, Flow Cytometry

School of Immunity and Infection

Peter Richardson has over 30 years experience in the immunophenotypic analysis of haematological malignancy and allied disorders.

He has collaborated on a number of research studies with academic staff over the years.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3824

Email p.r.richardson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Antal Rot

Professor Antal Rot

Professor of Immunology

School of Immunity and Infection

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3454

Email a.rot@bham.ac.uk

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