Staff

Dr Derek Ward

Dr Derek Ward

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Co-Director NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Derek Ward is Co-Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre, a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research programme which aims to provide policy-makers with advance notice of selected new and emerging health technologies that might require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or modification of clinical guidance prior to launch on the NHS. In addition, ...

Dr Douglas Ward

Dr Douglas Ward

SCRA Senior Research Fellow

School of Cancer Sciences

Dr Ward’s research is centred around clinical proteomics and biomarker discovery. Much of this work uses the MALDI and ESI mass spectrometers housed in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to characterise protein alterations that may act as markers for human disease.

Mrs Sally Warmington

Mrs Sally Warmington

Senior Trial Manager

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Sally Warmington is an experienced clinical trial manager and researcher based in the Cancer Team at the Department of Primary Care. She works, with other trial managers and academic colleagues, for Professor Sue Wilson on epidemiological studies concerning cancer detection, early diagnosis and prevention. Her experience is broad within university departments, the NHS and local government. Sally ...

Dr Roger Watson

Dr Roger Watson

Senior Lecturer

School of Cancer Sciences

Roger Watson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Dr Watson has published 70 research papers as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of virology and cancer gene function over the years. He has received research funding from Cancer Research UK, the Association for International Cancer Research and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences ...

Professor Steve P. Watson

Professor Steve P. Watson

BHF Professor in Cardiovascular Sciences and Cellular Pharmacology

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Steve Watson is a British Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Sciences and Cellular Pharmacology.

Steve is head of the Birmingham Platelet Group. The group undertakes a multidisciplinary approach to the investigation of platelet function in health and disease with a special focus on platelet receptors and their signalling pathways. The work includes ...

Dr Mark Webber

Dr Mark Webber

Senior Research Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Marks research is focused on antimicrobial action and resistance with specific interests in bacterial evolution in response to stress, mechanisms of biofilm formation and transferrable resistance as well as numerous other smaller areas of study. Mark co-heads the Antimicrobials Research Group with Professor Laura Piddock.

www.antimicrobialagentsresearchgroup.com

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Dr Meltem Weger

Dr Meltem Weger

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Meltem has received her PhD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and is currently working as a Marie-Curie Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dr Nils Krone in the Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (CEDAM), School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Her key research focus is the implementation of zebrafish as translational in vivo ...

Miss Julie Werrett

Lecturer

Nursing

Julie Werrett is a lecturer in health psychology and research methods.

Julie has conducted and published research in scientific journals as well as acting as a reviewer. Her more recent research has been undertaken on patient needs in cancer genetic counselling.   

 

Dr Chris Weston

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

School of Immunity and Infection

Chris Weston is a post-doctoral research fellow based in the Centre for Liver Research who has received grant funding from the MRC and the Wellcome Trust.

His research focus is the regulation of immune mediated injury and fibrosis in the human liver, with a view to establish the role that amine oxidases such as vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) and the lysyl oxidase family (LOX, ...

Dr Victoria Weston

Dr Victoria Weston

Research Fellow

School of Cancer Sciences

Victoria currently is driving new areas of paediatric acute leukaemia research, teamed with Dr Pam Kearns, Director of Birmingham Cancer Research Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU).

Specifically, she is interested in molecular mechanisms underlying chemo-resistance and relapse in acute myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, with the goal of informing and testing ...