Dr Sarah Bowden

Dr Sarah Bowden

CRCTU Director of Operations, Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit

Clinical Trials Unit (CCTU)

Dr Sarah Bowden is the Director of Operations at the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) at the University of Birmingham.

She has a specific interest in cancer clinical trials research and is co-author on 7 clinical trial publications.

Professor Andrew Bradbury

Professor Andrew Bradbury

Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery and Director of Quality Assurance and Enhancement

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

As the Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery Professor Bradbury leads the delivery of an innovative, evidence-based, high quality vascular and endovascular academic surgical service for both arterial and venous disease at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT). He also undertakes clinical and basic science research in arterial and venous disease

As ...

Dr Keith Brain

Dr Keith Brain

Senior Lecturer


Dr Brain graduated with a PhD in Physiology in 1998 and in Medicine in 1999 from the University of Sydney, Australia. After working as a medical officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney he joined the Department of Pharmacology, Oxford, in 2001.

While in Oxford, Dr Brain held a series of research fellowships, including a Nuffield Medical Fellowship, Wellcome ...

Mr George Bramley

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

George Bramley is a Research Fellow and systematic reviewer based in CLAHRC (Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Birmingham and Black Country) working on a number of evidence reviews across the nine CLAHRC–BC themes.

George is also experienced evaluator and contributed to the development of evaluation practice having contributed ...

Mr Richard Breakwell

Senior Lecturer


Richard Breakwell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. 

Richard has been a registered nurse for over 20 years and during this time he has retained a keen interest in research and teaching related to the care of patients in the acute, hospital setting.

Richard’s research focus is on ...

Mr Philip Breen

Research Associate (Analyst)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Philip joined the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre in August 2012 as a Research Associate (Analyst) and is a member of the pharmaceutical team. He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2008 with an honours degree in Anatomy and Human Biology. Philip is also a qualified physiotherapist having completed his MSc in Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham in 2011.

Ms Katie Breheny

NIHR Research Methods Fellow

Health Economics

Katie Breheny is a NIHR Research Methods Fellow in the Health Economics Unit.

Katie is undertaking a two year NIHR fellowship focusing on developing and applying skills in the economic evaluation of diagnostic testing. This fellowship builds on her experience in health outcomes research and psychology. As part of her training Katie is undertaking the Health Economics and ...

Miss Chloe Bright

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD title: Late adverse effects in survivors of teenage and young adult cancer

Supervisors: Prof. M. Hawkins and Dr. R. Reulen

Dr Alexander Brill

Dr Alexander Brill

Birmingham Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Alex is a Birmingham Fellow in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. Alex has a strong background in different models of thrombosis, inflammation and microscopy. His main research interests are mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases, such as deep vein thrombosis and stroke, and identifying new targets to prevent and treat these disorders.

Alex ...

Mrs Linda Briscoe

Mrs Linda Briscoe

Strategic Projects Officer

Medical and Dental Sciences

Linda provides project support for key research programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.  In particular she provides full administrative support to the TRP Business Lead and TRP Clinical Lead for NIHR Translational Research Partnership (TRP) for Joint and Related Inflammatory Diseases at Birmingham. The partnership at Birmingham is formed of the University, ...