Joint recipient of The (NHS) Chief Executives Special Recognition Award for Leadership 2010, with colleagues from the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, for our work with injured servicemen.
Adviser and participant in various documentaries and programmes including, BBC World Service – World Have your Say; BBC Asian Network – The Donor Sperm Crisis; Discovery Channel – The Great Sperm Race.
Person Responsible on two Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Research Licences.
Science, Research and Development Lead – Assisted Conception Unit, Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
Trainer around gamete banking and fertility preservation for Teenage Cancer Trust / Birmingham Children’s Hospital / Birmingham City University
Smith DJ, Gaffney EA, Gadêlha H, Kapur N, Kirkman-Brown JC. (2009) Bend propagation in the flagella of migrating human sperm, and its modulation by viscosity. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. Apr;66(4):220-36. PMID: 19243024.
Machado-Oliveira G, Lefièvre L, Ford C, Herrero MB, Barratt C, Connolly TJ, Nash K, Morales-Garcia A, Kirkman-Brown J, Publicover S. (2008) Mobilisation of Ca2+ stores and flagellar regulation in human sperm by S-nitrosylation: a role for NO synthesised in the female reproductive tract. Development. Nov;135(22):3677-86. PMID: 18842814.
Kirkman-Brown J, Björndahl L. (2009) Evaluation of a disposable plastic Neubauer counting chamber for semen analysis. Fertil Steril. Feb;91(2):627-31. PMID: 18439603.
Bowdin S, Allen C, Kirby G, Brueton L, Afnan M, Barratt C, Kirkman-Brown J, Harrison R, Maher ER, Reardon W. (2007) A survey of assisted reproductive technology births and imprinting disorders. Hum Reprod. Dec;22(12):3237-40. PMID: 17921133.
Bedu-Addo K, Barratt CL, Kirkman-Brown JC, Publicover SJ. (2007) Patterns of [Ca2+](i) mobilization and cell response in human spermatozoa exposed to progesterone. Dev Biol. Feb 1;302(1):324-32. PubMed PMID: 17054937.
Correia JN, Conner SJ, Kirkman-Brown JC. (2007) Non-genomic steroid actions in human spermatozoa. "Persistent tickling from a laden environment". Semin Reprod Med. May;25(3):208-19. PubMed PMID: 17447210.
Harper CV, Barratt CL, Publicover SJ, Kirkman-Brown JC. (2006) Kinetics of the progesterone-induced acrosome reaction and its relation to intracellular calcium responses in individual human spermatozoa. Biol Reprod. Dec;75(6):933-9. PubMed PMID: 16957023
Björndahl L, Kirkman-Brown J, Hart G, Rattle S, Barratt CL. (2006) Development of a novel home sperm test. Hum Reprod. Jan;21(1):145-9. Epub 2005 Nov 2. PubMed PMID: 16267078