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To find out more about the diverse research interests in the school, visit our research groups under each of our 11 major research themes.

School research expertise
DivisionTitle and NameKeywords
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Aithal, Guru drug induced liver injury, fatty liver disease, portal hypertension
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Acheson, Austin anaemia, clinical trials, patient centred clinical research, colorectal cancer, transfusion, iron
Clinical Neuroscience Mr Amoaku, Winfried acute macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, choroidal neovascularisation, diabetic retinopathy, microperimetry
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Atherton, John helicobacter pylori, toxins, genes, gastric cancer
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Dr Atiomo William polycystic ovary, medical devices
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Dr Jon Dorling

Neonatal, nutrition, feeding, randomised controlled trial, metanalysis, systematic review, perinatal, newborn

Clinical Neuroscience Prof Auer, Dorothee neuroimaging, clinical MRI, MR spectroscopy, preclinical MRI, image analysis
Cancer and Stem Cells Prof Bates, David microcirculation, capillaries, angiogenesis, vascular permeability, VRGF, capillary permeability, oedema, blood vessel growth
Clinical Neuroscience Prof Bath, Philip stroke, clinical trials, blood pressure
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Bayraktutan, Ulvi oxidative stress, blood-brain barrier, ischaemic stroke, endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, plasminogen-plasmin system
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics & Dermatology Dr Bayston, Roger Surgical infection, biomaterials related infection, antimicrobial biomaterials, orthopaedic infection, neurosurgical infection
Clinical Neuroscience Prof Birchall, John secretory otitis media, biofilms, biopolymers, treatment, reconstructive surgery
Respiratory Medicine  Dr Bolton, Charlotte COPD, chronic respiratory disease, pulmonary rehabilitation, biomarkers, co-morbidities, cystic fibrosis
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Prof Broughton-Pipkin Fiona perinatal physiology, renin-angiosystem, hypertension, pre-eclampsia
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Dr Budge, Helen development, neonatology, nutrition, academic training
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Prof Campbell, Bruce ovary, physiology, cell development, transplantation, infertility, animal models, cryopreservation
Clinical Neuroscience Prof Constantinescu, Cris multiple sclerosis, immunology, clinical trials, immunomudulation, imaging, neuroprotection
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Dr Coyle, Beth apoptosis, cancer stem cells, drug resistance
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Delahay, Rob h. pylori toxin
Cancer and Stell Cells Prof Denning, Chris human pluripotent stem cells, cardiomyocyte differentiation, disease modelling using induced pluripotent stem cells, drug screening, genetic modification, stem cell culture automation
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Dineen, Robert neuroimaging, multiple sclerosis, MRI, clinical neuroradiology
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Prof Doherty, Michael osteoarthritis, gout, epidemiology
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Dr Edwards, Kimberley sports medicine, obesity, epidemiology, physical activity, cancer, public health, spatial analysis
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Evangelou, Nikos multiple sclerosis, high field MR imaging, neuropathology of MS, image analysis
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Faas Henryk molecular MRI, imaging physics, neuroimaging, preclinical MRI, image analysis
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Fortnum, Heather epidemiology, questionnaire design, systematic review, audiology, screening services
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Fox, Mark gastroparesis, neurogastroenterology, functional dyspepsia
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Glover, Mark hypertension, thiazide, hpyonatraemia clinical pharmacology, cardiovascular
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr Grabowska, Anna oncology, cancer, target validation, siRNA delivery, molecular biology, reporter constructs
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Gran Bruno multiple sclerosis, immunology, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, T cell, antigen presenting cell, immunotherapy
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Guha Neil cirrhosis, biomarkers
Clinical Neuroscience Prof Hall, Deborah auditory functional magnetic resonance imaging, tinnitus, sensorineural plasticity, clinical trials
Clinical Neuroscience Prof Hardman, Jonathan computational modelling, model validation, physiology (respiratory and cardiovascular), critical illness, medical legal issues, regional anaesthesia 
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Hartley Douglas otology, cochlear implants, auditory plasticity, hearing loss, binaural hearing
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Hawkey, Chris prosterglandins, cox-2 inhibition, peptic ulcer, h. pylori
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Hopkinson, Andrew corneal regeneration, tissue engineering, stem cell biology, proteomics, antimicrobial peptides, preclinical testing
Respiratory Medicine Prof Johnson, Simon LAM, extracellular matrix, MMP, lung remodelling
Respiratory Medicine Prof Knox Alan asthma, COPD, IPF, cystic fibrosis, transcription
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Lobo, Dileep hepatopancreatico biliary surgery, pancreatic cancer, chronic pancreatitis, surgical metabolism and nutri
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Marciani, Luca MRI
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Mahida Yash inflammation, infection, mucosal biology, stem cells
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr SG, Martin cancer, metastasis, lymphatic biology, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, redox homeostasis, thioredoxin, calpain, calpastatin, drug-radiation interactions, hypoxia
Respiratory Medicine Prof Meersmann, Thomas translational, NC3Rs, hyperpolarized 129Xe, MRI NMR, Krypton 83
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Moppett Iain hip fracture, fluid management, health services research, patient safety, risk prediction
Respiratory Medicine Prof Pang, Linhua airway structural cell biology, cytokines, chemokines and growth factors, inflammatiion, airway remodelling, gene expression and regulation, epigenetics
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Pavlovskaya, Galina rheo-NMR, biological fluids, MRI, NMR
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Dr Pearson, Richard osteoarthritis, biomaterials, bone, cartilage, in vitro and in vivo models, histopathology, fracture, osteoporosis
Clinical Neuroscience Prof Perkins, Alan medical physics, nuclear medicine, radionuclides, radiopharmacy, medical imaging, preclinical imaging, gastrointestinal transit, radiation protection, drug delivery
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Sotiropoulos, Stam

neuroimaging, brain connectivity/connectome, diffusion MRI, functional MRI, brain microstructure, biophysical modeling, bayesian inference, machine learning, image analysis

Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr Raine-Fenning Nick female infertility, 3D ultrasound, medical imaging, clinical trials
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Raguanth, Krish endoscopy, Barrett's oesophagus
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Dr Robinson Karen immunology, h. pylori
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr Ruzov, Alexey epigenetics, DNA methylation, Kaiso proteins, 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, methyl-CpG binding proteins, animal development
Respiratory Medicine Dr Sayers, Ian genetics, asthma, bronchial, epithelial cell biology, airway models, COPD
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Prof Scammell, Brigitte cell biology, arthritis, pain, infection, biomaterials, bone grafts
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Scholefield, John colorectal cancer, anal cancer
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr Shams-Nateri, Abdol cancer biology, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, transgenic mouse models, cell and molecular mechanisms to disease models
Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr Sharkey, Don neonatal, medical devices, stress, fetal programming, perfusion
Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Prof Smyth, Alan cystic fibrosis, clinical trials in children, pulmonary infection in cystic fibrosis, systematic reviews, publication bias
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr Sottile, Virginie cell differentiation, regenerative medicine, developmental biology
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Prof Spiller, Robin functional GI, neurosgastroenterology, functional MRI
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Sprigg, Nikola stroke, recovery, clinical trials
Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Prof Symonds, Michael nutrition, obesity, adipose tissue, development, pregnancy
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Prof Thomas Kim skin disease, clinical trials
Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Prof Thornton, Jim clinical trials, pregnancy, obstetrics complications, cholestasis, hypertension
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Prof Walsh, David osteoarthritis, pain, angiogenesis
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Prof Williams, Hywel skin disease, clinical trials, HTA
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Dr Zhang, Weiya osteoarthritis, gout, systematic review, epidemiology, evidence based medicine
Primary Care Prof Charlton, Rodger medical education
Primary Care Dr Cooper, Sue clinical trials, smoking cessation in pregnancy, smoking cessation interventions, applied health services research, research management
Primary Care Prof Coupland, Carol drug safety, epidemiology, injury prevention, primary care database studies, medical statistics
Primary Care  Prof Kai, Joe primary care, health services, community participation, ethnic minority, qualitative, diversity, inequality
Primary Care Prof Kendrick, Denise injury epidemiology and prevention, falls prevention, early cancer detection
Primary Care Dr Orton, Liz public health, injury prevention, falls prevention, database epidemiology
Primary Care Prof Qureshi, Nadeem primary care genetics, genetic screening, stratified medicine
Primary Care Prof Vedhara, Kavita stress, adherence, illness and treatment beliefs, cancer, diabetic foot, early disease detection, wound healing, positive mood and negative mood
Epidemiology & Public Health Prof Jonathan Van-Tam Influenza; other respiratory viruses, pneumonia; health protection (communicable disease control) [mainly non-laboratory aspects of the above, e.g. epidemiology, clinical management, vaccinology, antiviral drugs, pandemic preparedness and response]
Epidemiology & Public Health Dr Sarah Lewis epidemiology, statistics, public health, smoking, alcohol, exercise, older people, dementia
Epidemiology & Public Health Dr Puja Myles infectious disease epidemiology, influenza and other respiratory viruses, pneumonia, malaria, evaluation of public health interventions, public health policy research
Epidemiology & Public Health Dr Revati Phalkey disease surveillance systems, health in emergencies (natural disasters), climate change and human health (natural disasters and malnutrition)
Epidemiology & Public Health Dr Tessa Langley public health, health economics, tobacco control, evaluation of public health interventions, secondary data analysis, time series analysis
Epidemiology & Public Health Dr Tim Card Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac disease,  Epidemiology of GI and liver diseaseJo Leonardi-Bee:  Systematic reviews, meta-analysis, epidemiology, medical statistics
Epidemiology & Public health Dr Rachael Murray Tobacco control, smoking cessation, physical activity
Epidemiology & Public Health Prof Jo Leonardi-Bee Systematic reviews, meta-analysis, epidemiology, medical statistics
Epidemiology & Public Health Dr Kaushik Chattopadhyay Diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease (CVD), lifestyle diseases, complex interventions- development and evaluation, traditional and complementary therapies, ethnic minorities, developing countries, randomised controlled trials, epidemiology, health services research, mixed methods
Medical Sciences & GEM Dr Selby, Nick Renal medicine, nephrology, acute kidney injury (AKI), dialysis, haemodialysis, cardiovascular disease, renal imaging, MRI
Medical Sciences & GEM Prof Taal, Maarten Renal medicine, nephrology, acute kidney injury (AKI), dialysis, haemodialysis, cardiovascular disease, renal imaging, MRI
Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Clive Adams Schizophrenia, medical informatics, biomedical searches
 Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Jon Arcelus Mental Health, adolescent psychiatrist, bodies, sport, dance, transgender health
 Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Charlotte Beer Qualitative research, research methods Tourette syndrome, premature birth, multiple birth
 Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Kevin Browne Forensic, Child Health, research police
 Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Shihning Chou Forensic, deinstitutionalism , child protection, abandonment
 Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof David Daley Psychological intervention, behaviour change, ADHD, meta-analysis
 Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Danielle De Boos Sexuality, healthcare settings, meta-ethnographic synthesis
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Tom Dening Psychiatry, old age, dementia, mental health
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Gill Doody Psychiatry, neurosurgical schizophrenia, Wellcome Trust, Psychosis
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Simon Duff Forensic psychology, SERC-NATO, stalking, sexual offending, fringe consciousness, neuropsychological
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Vincent Egan personality disorder, Individual differences, personality traits, dark triad, sexual and violent offending, evolutionary psychology
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Fiona Gavin workplace diversity, organisational psychology
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology Prof Cris Glazebrook Healthy psychology, interventions with parents, mother-infant interaction, scale development, multimedia health education
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Amanda Griffiths Occupational health psychology, family psychology, psychosocial, europsy psychologist
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Maddie Groom  Schizophrenia, ADHD, cognitive neuroscience, neurodevelopmental, autism, health sciences
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Boliang Guo  Statistics, Meta-analysis, diagnostics
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Chris Hollis Childhood – onset schizophrenia, ADHD, child and adolescent psychiatry, psychoses, psychopharmacology, neuropsychiatry
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology Dr Jonathan Houdmont occupational health psychology, health sciences
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Nigel Hunt Traumatic stress, psychologist, psychology, chartered health psychologist
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Georgina Jackson Cognitive neuropsychology, neuropsychiatric, electrophysiological
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Katy Jones Alcohol, Health Behaviour, Impulse Control, emotional regulation
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Najat Khalifa forensic, personality disorder, TMS, mental health, psychiatry
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Stuart Leask Schizophrenia, psychiatry, aetiology
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Elizabeth Liddle Translational mental health, ADHD, schizophrenia, neuroimaging, health sciences
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Peter Liddle Psychiatry, health sciences, cognitive psychology, ADHD, schizophrenia, neuroimaging
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Fiona Marshall dementia friendly community, cultures and community, sustaining service innovations, health sciences
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Richard Morriss psychiatry, community mental health, health sciences
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Roshan Nair  Clinical psychology, neuropsychology, psychological, neuropsychological, cognitive rehabilitation, multiple sclerosis
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Elena Nixon  Applied psychology, cognitive psychology, health psychology, psychiatry, neuroimaging, mood disorder, depression, anxiety, Tourette’s disorder, wellbeing 
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Martin Orrell  ageing and mental health, psychosocial, dementia
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Gill Pinner old age psychiatry
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Rachel Sabin-Farrell  trauma, Post-Traumatic stress disorder, primary care
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Angeli Santos  organisational psychology, psychosocial, migrant workers, and emotional intelligence
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Kapil Sayal  Child and adolescent psychiatry
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Thomas Schroder  Clinical psychology, therapist’s boundary, maintenance therapeutic practice, therapeutic communities
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Mike Slade  Mental health recovery, social inclusion, wellbeing, psychosis
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Leka Stavroula  Work, health and policy, health sciences, psychology, psychosocial risk, psychologist, work related stress
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Louise Thomson  Research support, job retention, rehabilitation services and interventions
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Dr Ruth Tully  Prisons, personality disorder, psychiatric patients
  Psychiatry & Applied Psychology  Prof Birgit Vollm  Forensic, Psychiatry, Personality disorder, social cognition, neurobiology


(Updated: August 2017) 

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