Key Staff in Ageing Research

Our research focuses on understanding the drivers of age-related inflammation, how this contributes to age-related disease and developing innovative ways of increasing physical activity to improve health in old age.

Professor Andy Clark

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
Professor of Inflammation Biology

Dr Sophie Cox

School of Chemical Engineering
Lecturer in Healthcare Technologies

Professor Hamid Dehghani

School of Computer Science
Professor of Medical Imaging 

Professor Warwick Dunn

School of Biosciences
Professor of Analytical and Clinical Metabolomics
Director of the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre
Director of Mass Spectrometry, Phenome Centre Birmingham

Dr Carolyn Greig

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Reader in Musculoskeletal Ageing and Health

Professor Liam Grover

School of Chemical Engineering
Professor in Biomaterials Science
Deputy Head of School
Director of the Healthcare Technologies Institute (HTI)

Dr Alexandra Iordachescu

School of Chemical Enginnering
Research Fellow

Dr Simon Jones

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Ageing Research 

Professor Janet Lord

Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
Director of the MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research

Dr Elizabeth Sapey

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine 
Honorary Respiratory Consultant

Dr Afroditi Stathi

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Reader in Promotion of Active and Healthy Ageing

Professor Janice Thompson

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise

Professor Anna Whittaker

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor of Behavioural Medicine