Life Sciences are a major focus for the University and for policy makers. These researchers are actively engaging with the policy process and would welcome further engagement from policy makers.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Head of College of Medical and Dental Sciences and Dean of Medicine
Professor of Hepatology
Director of NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre
David Adams is Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Medicine and Head of College of Medical and Dental Sciences. The College has over 1,500 staff and brings together healthcare-related research and education including medicine, dentistry, nursing, physiotherapy and biomedical sciences.
David is also Director of Birmingham Health Partners, a strategic alliance between the University, University ...
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Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
Owen Addison is a Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences.
He is chair in applied Biomedical Materials Science with a particular interest in the behaviour of materials in physiological environments. He has published regularly in the fields of dentistry and materials science and has received major external funding (in excess of £1.4 ...
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William Withering Chair of Medicine
Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
Wiebke Arlt is the William Withering Chair of Medicine and Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, IMSR, at the University of Birmingham.
She leads a large, multi-disciplinary research group, comprising biologists, biochemists, clinician scientists and computational biologists, investigating the regulation and role of steroid metabolism and action in health and disease. As ...
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Barber Professor of Jurisprudence
Deputy Head of School
Anthony Arnull specialises in the law of the European Union. He worked at the European Court of Justice from 1989-92 and was Head of Birmingham Law School between 2006 and 2009. He was Acting Head of the College of Arts & Law at Birmingham from April to August 2015. Professor Arnull is the author of The General Principles of EEC Law and the Individual (Leicester University Press, 1990); The ...
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Leonard Parsons Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health
Timothy Barrett Professor of Paediatrics, Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, and Program Director for the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
Timothy has published over 100 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of paediatrics, diabetes and genetics of childhood ...
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Professor of Philosophy
I am a philosopher of the cognitive sciences, focusing on the philosophy of psychology and psychiatry. I am also interested in biomedical ethics.
Senior Research Fellow
Rik Bryan is a former clinical urologist, and now a full-time bladder cancer research academic. He is the Chief Investigator of the Bladder Cancer Prognosis Programme (BCPP), the SELENIB clinical trial, and POUT-T. He leads the Bladder Cancer Group in the Institute of Cancer & Genomic Sciences. The group has a particular interest in the genomics and epigenomics of bladder cancer and related ...
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Kennedy Professor of Translational Rheumatology
Director of the Birmingham NIHR Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility
Chris Buckley is the Kennedy Professor of Translational Rheumatology at the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford. He is Director of Clinical Research at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in Oxford and Director of NIHR Infrastructure for Birmingham Heath Partners. He leads the Arthritis Therapy Acceleration Programme (A-TAP) which aims to deliver “stratified pathology” in a ...
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Professor of Biochemistry
Research in Steve Busby’s lab is concerned with understanding the molecular mechanisms that control gene expression in bacteria, with particular attention to studying the regulation of transcription initiation in Escherichia coli. Much of the recent work has focussed on the expression of virulence determinants in pathogenic strains.
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Head of the School of Dentistry
Professor of Periodontology and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
Iain Chapple is Head of the School of Dentistry within the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Iain is also Professor and Head of Periodontology within the School, and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry with Birmingham Community Health Trust. Iain has honorary consultant contracts with University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust and Birmingham Children’s Trust. Iain is former ...
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Professor of Public Health and Primary Care
Director of the Institute of Applied Health Research
KK Cheng (郑家强) has been Professor at the University of Birmingham since 1995. His main interests are in the epidemiology, prevention and control of important non-communicable diseases, and the development of primary care in China.
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Professor of Clinical Neurology
Professor Clarke has a long history of research in Parkinson's disease and headache disorders. He is currently running several large pragmatic clinical trials examining medical, surgical and rehabilitation interventions in Parkinson's disease (PD MED, PD SURG, PD REHAB, PD COMM and PD GEN).
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Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Education
Jamie Coleman is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Education within the School of Medicine in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. He is currently Deputy Programme Director and Phase 2 Lead of the MBChB programme, Therapeutics Lead for the BDS Dentistry course, and a senior clinical examiner for Year 5 of the MBChB in Medicine and Therapeutics. He is programme lead for the ...
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Professor of Gynaecology
Director of Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research
Arri Coomarasamy's research interests are in fertility, early pregnancy and global women's health.
Professor Coomarasamy received his undergraduate medical education from the University of Birmingham, and completed his subspecialist training in reproductive medicine and surgery at Guy’s Hospital, London.
Today Professor Coomarasamy leads a research group at the forefront of ...
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Professor of Oral Biology and Director of Research
Within the School of Dentistry Paul is Professor of Oral Biology, Lead for the Oral Biology teaching module, Director of Research and Deputy Head of School. He is also Deputy Institute Research Director for Clinical Sciences.
He has published over 120 research papers in scientific journals and authored several book chapters in the field of pulp biology and regenerative endodontics. He has ...
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Professor of Haemato-oncology
Charles Craddock is Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK, and Professor of Haemato-oncology, at the University of Birmingham. He trained in haematology at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, the Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Oxford and the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
Professor Craddock is a recent President of ...
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Professor of Global Legal Studies
Professor de Londras’ research concerns constitutionalism, human rights and transnationalism. She is particularly interested in the role and function of rights in contentious policy fields, enquiring about whether—and if so how—rights shape the making of law and policy in complex contexts of, for example, counter-terrorism, the European Court of Human Rights, and abortion law in ...
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Professor of Biostatistics, Head of Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation Research Group
Deputy Director of the Institute of Applied Health Research
Associate Director of the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit
Jon Deeks is Professor of Biostatistics, and leads the Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation Research Group in the Institute of Applied Health Research, where he also holds the positions of Associate Director of the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit and Deputy Institute Director.
Jon trained as a medical statistician, and has followed a career which has given him broad experience ...
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Professor of Oral Surgery
Thomas Dietrich is Head of the Department of Oral Surgery in the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences.
Thomas is a clinical researcher/epidemiologist in Dental Medicine, particularly in the fields of Oral Surgery and Periodontology.
He has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH/USA), the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR/UK) and ...
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Professor Clinical Immunodiagnostics & Director of Clinical Immunology Service
Honorary Consultant Immunologist, University Hospital Birmingham & Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
Mark has directed the CIS since 2000. The service provides a unique interface between the University's substantial scientific expertise in immunology and the clinical investigation and management of blood cancers, immunodeficiency and autoimmunity in the West Midlands. Providing 500,000 immunodiagnostic tests per year for a population of five million, the CIS is in an ideal position for ...
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Professor in Neonatal Medicine
Andrew Ewer is Professor of Neonatal Medicine based at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
Andrew has published research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and an undergraduate problem-based learning book in the field of Paediatrics and Neonatology. He has received grants from NIHR Health Technology Assessment, NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation and Action Medical ...
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Honorary Professor of Clinical Pharmacology
Robin Ferner and his team are interested in medication errors and adverse drug reactions, and how to prevent them. In addition to over 70 original papers and over 50 reviews, he has written commentaries for the Lancet, BMJ, and British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology on these topics.
His current research includes monitoring of patients for the development of adverse reactions to ...
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Reader and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist
Andrew Filer is a passionate advocate for translational medicine, integrating patient cohorts and samples with high quality basic science. He brings skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound and the novel Ultrasound guided synovial biopsy technique to bear upon the Birmingham BEACON early arthritis research cohort and interventional clinical trials in arthritis.
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Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences
Melissa Grant is a senior lecturer in biological sciences within the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Uniquely situated in both the School of Dentistry and the School of Biosciences she has interdisciplinary collaborations with both scientists and clinicians. She is particularly interested in defining proteomic profiles of inflammatory fluids and understanding the ...
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Professor in Biomaterials Science
Deputy Head of School
Director of the Healthcare Technologies Institute (HTI)
Professor Liam Grover is a Professor in Biomaterials Science and the Director of the Healthcare Technologies Institute.
Professor Grover has been at the University of Birmingham since 2006. Prior to this time he was a Skeletal Health Scholar at McGill University, Montreal. His group (www.TRAILab.net) focuses on the application of materials science and chemical engineering to the design ...
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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Janesh Gupta is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology working as an Honorary Consultant at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
Janesh has published over 100 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of fetal medicine, benign gynaecology (including abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, endometrial hyperplasia), minimal access ...
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Professor of Clinical and Public Health Bacteriology
Peter has published over 250 research papers in the areas of molecular evolution and epidemiology of antibiotic resistance, Clostridium difficile, tuberculosis faecal microbiota transplantation and molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and advisory boards on these topic areas. Peter has edited two widely used clinical microbiology post ...
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Professor of Microbial Biology
Ian has published over 100 articles in the fields of bacteriology, biochemistry and infection immunology. He has received several major grants including from the Medical Research Council and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, EU and Wellcome Trust PhD programme in Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance.
Ian is enthusiastic about public engagement in the ...
Senior Lecturer, Research Lead for Nursing
Alistair Hewison is senior lecturer and research lead for nursing. He has undertaken research investigating the organisation of care over a number of years and published widely on nursing, management and policy in scholarly journals and book chapters.
He has led a number of projects investigating end of life care in a range of settings, service redesign, and the organisation of nursing ...
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Senior Lecturer in Dental Public Health and Behavioural Science
Dr Hill has worked at the University for the last 12 years, first as a Research Fellow working on the National Evaluation of Personal Dental Services, until promoted in 2003 to a Lecturer in Dental Public Health and Behavioural Science and further promoted in 2010 to Senior Lecturer.
Dr Hill is Senior Tutor for Student Welfare for Hygiene and Therapy, Bio-materials, postgraduate ...
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Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant Transplant Hepatologist
Gideon is a clinician and academic with a special interest in Hepatology, including in particular autoimmune liver disease, as well as the conduct of clinical trials in liver disease generally. He is well published scientifically and clinically in his field having made important contributions to the understanding and clinical management of diseases such as primary biliary cholangitis/cirrhosis, ...
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Reader in Paediatric Endocrinology
Wolfgang Högler is a Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Honorary Reader at the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham.
Under his lead, the Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes at BCH has grown into one of the largest paediatric endocrine units in Europe and regularly hosts international clinical, ...
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Senior Lecturer in Sikh Studies
I’ve been a lecturer at the University of Birmingham since 2002. My research encompasses a range of related topics in Sikh Studies, such as gender and Sikhism, science and Sikhism and contemporary Sikhism.
On the teaching side, I teach Introduction to Sikhism (second-year undergraduate); Placement Module (second–year undergraduate); and an MPhil(B) course on Sikh Studies, MA in ...
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Professor of Public Health and Primary Care
Deputy Director of the Institute of Applied Health Research
Kate Jolly is a Professor of Public Health and Primary Care.
Her main research interests are on the prevention and management of important non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular and respiratory conditions; behaviour change to reduce obesity and increase physical activity and maternal and child health.
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My research lies at the intersection of metaphysics with language and logic. I’m particularly interested in understanding how the tools of formal logic have shaped the analytic philosophical tradition. Currently my main research project concerns the metaphysics of higher-order logic, and application of higher-order resources to the traditional problems of contemporary analytic ...
Reader in Health Economics
Sue Jowett is a Reader in the Health Economics Unit (HEU) and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University.
Sue has an extensive portfolio of applied research concerning trial and model-based economic evaluations in chronic diseases. She oversees all health economics research within studies undertaken by the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care ...
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Lawson Tait Profesessor of Gynaecological Cancer
Sean Kehoe is a clinical academic managing the treatment of gynaecological cancers and precancers in women. He has over 20 years experience in these areas. His clinical work is based at City Hospital in Birmingham.
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Professor in Evidence Based Maternity Care
Professor Kenyon is a midwife by background and a maternity researcher and policy maker. She currently leads a varied programme of applied health research.
This includes leading the maternity component of the Maternity and Child Health Theme for the CLAHRC West Midlands where there is involvement in service change at every level, from evaluating services in existence to developing and ...
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Dame Hilda Lloyd Professor of Fetal Medicine
Professor Mark Kilby is a clinical scientist working in the field of fetal medicine and therapy. His work focuses upon diverse themes crossing the interface between laboratory-based research and translational clinical trials in valuating diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions.
The laboratory based work focuses upon aspects of fetal and fetoplacental endocrine/paracrine signalling ...
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Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor Paulus Kirchhof is the Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Birmingham. He is a Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Birmingham and works as a consultant cardiologist at the Departments of Cardiology at SWBH and UHB NHS Trusts. Professor Kirchhof researches novel molecular mechanisms of heart disease that can be leveraged to ...
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Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences
Professor of Physiological Science
Prem Kumar is a Professor of Physiological Science and Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences.
His research interests are in the field of chemoreception, with a particular emphasis on carotid body and chemotransduction mechanisms in health and disease and in the reflex responses to hypoxia and changes in blood glucose concentrations.
Professor Kumar has served on a number of Journal ...
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Reader in Cardiovascular Health
Dr Deirdre Lane is a Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Health and Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Health at Aalborg University, Denmark. She is involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate entry medical students, postgraduate courses, and in the supervision of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students.
Her research is primarily concerned with stroke and bleeding risk in ...
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Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK
Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences, Thrombosis Research Unit, Aalborg University, Denmark
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator
Professor Lip is a clinical researcher, with a major interest into the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as the pathophysiology of thromboembolism in this arrhythmia. Furthermore, he has been researching stroke and bleeding risk factors, and improvements in clinical risk stratification. The CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores - for assessing stroke and bleeding risk, ...
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Professor of Molecular Neuroscience
Head of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology
Professor Logan is the Regenerative and Reconstructive Medicine Theme Lead for the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre; the Regenerative Medicine Theme Lead for the NIHR Healthcare Technology Co-operative in Trauma Management and also leads the Neuroscience and Ophthalmology Research Group based in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.
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Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing Director of the MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research
Janet Lord is Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, a multidisciplinary research institute which brings together fundamental scientists and clinicians to translate understanding of the process of inflammation in to new treatments for chronic age-related inflammatory disease and the consequences of major trauma.
Her own research focusses on the dysregulation of immunity in old ...
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Professor of Maternal and Child Epidemiology
Christine MacArthur is Professor of Maternal and Child Epidemiology in the Institute of Applied Health Research and lead of the Maternal and Child health research theme in the School. She has published numerous research papers in peer reviewed journals as well as several books and chapters: most of her publications are on this topic. She has received grants from NIHR, MRC, Wellbeing of Women ...
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Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
John Marriott is leading the new Pharmacy developments within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.
John has active research groups examining a variety of aspects of clinical pharmacy and has published widely in scientific journals and book chapters. He has major grants from the SHA and MCRN to support this work. He is highly motivated to develop and evaluate the impact of Pharmacy in ...
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Global Challenges Research Fellow
I am an Africanist with a focus on transitions after conflict and crisis in Sierra Leone.
Chair, Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE)
Professor Mehanna is the Chair of Head and Neck Surgery and is the Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE) at the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences. He is a head and neck and thyroid surgeon with clinical interests in oral cancer and endoscopic thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
Professor Mehanna has a keen interest in clinical research, ...
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Professor of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
EPSRC Leadership Fellow
Paula M Mendes is a Professor of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and EPSRC Leadership Fellow in the School of Chemical Engineering.
Her research interests lies in the interdisciplinary area of nanoscience and nanotechnology, and in particular on the development of novel methods for controlling the structure and functionality of materials at the molecular and nanometer scale.
Her research ...
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Reader/Honorary Consultant in Periodontology
Dr Milward initially qualified as a medical microbiologist before embarking on his dental career. After working in general dental practice Mike returned to the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences undertaking a number of junior hospital / teaching roles, before appointment as a full time clinical lecturer in Periodontology in 1999. Since his ...
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Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer, Professor of Haematology
Professor Moss is Professor of Haematology at the University of Birmingham and Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer in the College of Medicine. He is an NIHR Senior Investigator and was previously Chair of the Infection and Immunity Board at the Medical Research Council and the Clinical and Translational Research Committee at Cancer Research UK.
In this ...
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Zsuzsanna Nagy is a Senior Lecturer in the Neurotrauma Research Group.
Zsuzsanna has published over 50 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases. Her grant income is partly from charitable organisations partly from industry.
She is an enthusiastic communicator on ...
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Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Rheology
Gerard Nash originally trained as a physical scientist and has carried out research on the flow properties of the blood and its constituent cells, and the regulation of recruitment of blood cells to the vessel wall in health and disease.
Gerard has published over 200 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of blood flow, cell mechanics, and ...
Professor in Biomedical Materials Science
Will Palin is a Professor and Chair in Biomedical Materials Science at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. His main area of research into photocurable materials used for both dental and wider biomaterial applications, has attracted grant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and National Institute for Health Research and industry.
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Senior Lecturer In Urology
Prashant Patel qualified in 1993 from India and then trained to qualify as a General Surgeon with special interest in pelvic surgery. He was awarded a PhD from the University of Birmingham whilst training as a Urologist. His research explored gene and immunotherapy for prostate cancer. He travelled to Perth, Australia to complete a fellowship in urological cancer surgery where he had exposure to ...
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Professor of Microbiology
Currently seconded 75% FTE as the Head of Scientific Affairs, Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership
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 successfully integrated this background with academic research. She has published over 174 original articles in international peer reviewed journals, 44 invited review articles, 21 research letters, 149 ...
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Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Editorial Lead SCRIPT eLearning
Sarah is Doctoral Fellow of the National Institute for Health Research and Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. Her research interests focus on patient safety, specifically relating to medication errors, medicines optimisation and the use of electronic patient records. For her PhD, she is investigating the impact of electronic prescribing systems on pharmacist-physician ...
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Arthritis Research UK Professor of Rheumatology and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist
Karim Raza is Arthritis Research UK Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist and Director of Research and Development at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.
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 ...
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Dave Smith is Professor of Applied Mathematics and School Director of Research.
He is author or co-author of approximately 50 research papers in scientific journals, including in the Internationally-leading publications Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, and Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A. Research software ...
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Professor of Occupational Epidemiology
Tom Sorahan has published more than 60 first-authored peer-reviewed papers on the identification and quantification of occupational cancer risks.
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Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems
Director, Human Interface Technologies Team
Robert (Bob) Stone holds a Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham, where he is also Director of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team. He graduated from University College London in 1979 with a BSc in Psychology, and in 1981 with an MSc in Ergonomics. Bob also currently holds the position of Visiting ...
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NIHR Clinician Scientist
Abd Tahrani is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist at the University of Birmingham (UoB), and a Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist and the lead for weight management research and diabetic neuropathy services at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK.
He leads a multi-disciplinary research group that include scientists, clinicians and allied ...
Professor of Cancer Genetics
Malcolm Taylor is Professor of Cancer Genetics within the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences. Malcolm has published over 120 Research papers and received consistent major support from Cancer Research UK as well as the Leukaemia Research Fund.
He also has a close relationship with the charity, the Ataxia -Telangiectasia Society and his laboratory is NCG designated for the confirmation ...
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Director of the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Professor Ian Tomlinson was appointed Director of the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences in the Summer of 2017. His research interests are centred on the biology of colorectal cancer, genetic predisposition to cancer, cancer prevention and cancer evolution. Professor Tomlinson's work encompasses both patients and model systems, but is almost always related to human disease.
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Cells and Molecules Research Theme Lead
Dr Mike Tomlinson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham. He is a member of the Centre of Membrane Proteins and Receptors (COMPARE), and associate member of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences. He leads the School of Biosciences Cells and MoleculesResearch Theme. Mike’s research focuses on tetraspanins as regulators of the ...
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Senior Research Fellow
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, LOXL1-4) play ...
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John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics
Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research (Impact)
Professor Heather Widdows is the John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and the Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research Impact. In this role she seeks to support and extend the impact of Birmingham's research across policy, cultural and industrial sectors. Her track-record shows her commitment to public engagement and work with policy makers. As such she has served as a ...
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Professor of Immunology
Director of the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy
David Wraith is an immunologist who has worked in the field of T cell biology for over 35 years. He is best known for his ground-breaking work on autoimmunity and immunotherapy. His research team has revealed mechanisms whereby autoreactive T-cells escape deletion in the thymus and thus appear in the repertoire of all individuals. He also demonstrated that autoreactive T-cells can be silenced by ...
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Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics
Karen Yeung is the University of Birmingham’s first Interdisciplinary Chair, taking up the post of Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham in the School of Law and the School of Computer Science in January 2018. She has been a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Melbourne Law School since 2016.
Karen is actively involved ...
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