Experts

   
   
 

Health and Medicine

  • Alexander Tarr

    Viruses and virus infections, particularly infections of the liver (hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis E virus). Immunity to virus infections and antiviral therapies, including new drugs for viruses. Vaccines for virus infection.
  • Dr Paula Scaife

    Investigation of placental (afterbirth) development and how this impacts on the health of the pregnant mother and her baby. Impacts on health include hypertensive (high blood pressure) disorders of pregnancy including pre-eclampsia and miscarriage. The focus of my research is mainly to see if nutritional interventions could potentially help prevent unhealthy pregnancies.
    +44 (0)115 8231893
    Health and Medicine placenta childbirth pregnancy high blood pressure pre-eclampsia miscarriage
  • Professor Kin-Chow Chang

    Host innate immune resistance to pathogenic influenza virus infection. Skeletal muscle in growth and disease resistance.
    +44 (0)115 951 6491
    Health and Medicine Influenza virus infection muscle growth disease resistance
  • Dr David Turner

    Expert advisor on NICE committee that developed guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of meningitis and meningococcal disease. Interests include antibiotic therapy and vaccine prevention of infectious diseases.
    0115 8230757
    Health and Medicine Meningitis meningococcal antibiotics vaccines infectious diseases
  • Professor Roger Bayston

    Avoidance of antibiotic resistance. Evaluation of antimicrobial biomaterials. Role of folic acid (B9) fortification of food to prevent spina bifida.
    +44 (0)115 823 1115
  • Dr Angus Davison

    Evolutionary genetics. Conservation genetics. Body asymmetry and handedness. Speciation. Snails and molluscs. Science in Japan.
    01158230322/07895324124
    Environment Health and Medicine Science evolution genetics conservation asymmetry handedness speciation snails molluscs Science Japan
  • Dr Liz Mossop

    I am a veterinary surgeon with expertise in the design and delivery of veterinary curricula. I have developed a range of innovative teaching approaches including teaching using social media and a veterinary business game. My research interests focus on the concept of professionalism in vets, and I am interested in the influence of the hidden curriculum (e.g. role models) on students as they become professionals. I also have expertise in veterinary patient safety and human factors, specifically communication skills and leadership.Preferred Media: TV and radio, Print, Online
    0115 951 6480
  • Dr Denis Schluppeck

    brain, neuroscience, brain imaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, visual illusions, sensory illusions, public engagement in science
    +44 (0) 115 8468580
    Education Health and Medicine Science Technology brain neuroscience Brain Imaging Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging visual illusions Sensory Illusions public engagement in science
  • Dr Ramiro Alberio

    Developmental epigenetics, developmental mechanisms, pluripotent cells, pluripotency, somatic cells, animal reproduction, animal cloning, stem cells, animal development, regenerative medicine, gametes, reproductive technologies, stem cell therapies, regenerative medicine, infertility
    Health and Medicine Science Developmental epigenetics developmental mechanisms pluripotent cells pluripotency somatic cells animal reproduction animal cloning stem cells animal development regenerative medicine gametes reproductive technologies stem cell therapies infertility
  • Dr Rebecca Ford

    Sensory perception, consumer behaviour of food and drink, food science, neuroscience, sensory signals, how we perceive what we eat and drink. Enjoyment of food, food choice, health, nutritional status. Expert beer taster and trains others to assess beer quality. Taste of drinking water, what makes a good 'taster', food choice.
    +44 (0) 115 9516685
    Business and economy Education Health and Medicine Science sensory perception consumer behaviour food drink food science neuroscience sensory signals enjoyment of food food choice health nutritional status beer tasting beer quality drinking water
  • Dr Tobias Bast

    Brain, brain mechanisms, behaviour, cognition, neuropsychiatric, neuropsychiatric cognitive, neuropsychiatric disorders, learning, memory, spatial learning, spatial memory, fear, anxiety, pharmacological treatments, cognitive enhancers, cognitive disorders, dementia, schizophrenia, neuroscience
    +44 (0)115 8467438
    Children Crime Education Health and Medicine Science brain brain mechanisms Behaviour Cognition neuropsychiatric neuropsychiatric cognitive neuropsychiatric disorders Learning memory spatial learning spatial memory fear anxiety pharmacological treatments cognitive enhancers cognitive disorders dementia schizophrenia neuroscience
  • Dr Nicola Pitchford

    mobile technologies, child development, basic skills, literacy, numeracy, primary school education, childhood cancer, preterm birth, childhood stroke, childhood deprivation, poverty, tablet technology, assisted learning, education, Malawi, South Africa, Brazil, childhood brain tumours
    +44 (0) 115 9515287
    Arts and Culture Children Education Health and Medicine Politics Science Technology World mobile technologies Child development basic skills Literacy numeracy primary school education childhood cancer preterm birth childhood stroke childhood deprivation poverty tablet technology assisted learning education Malawi South Africa Brazil childhood brain tumours
  • Elvira Perez Vallejos

    Dr Elvira Perez is a senior research fellow in the Horizon Digital Economy Research Group. Her expertise lies in Citizen-centric approaches to Social Media analysis, participatory research, cyber security, research ethics, children and older adult involvement in research. Mental health and wellbeing. Digital humanism.
    +44 (0) 115 7484022
    Children Health and Medicine Science Technology War and security social media Cyber Security research ethics ethics children Adults mental health wellbeing humanism digital digital humanism
  • Dr Jonathan Batchelor

    Dr Batchelor is a clinical dermatologist with research projects in vitiligo, a skin condition which causes loss of pigmentation of the skin, and eczema.
    +44 (0)115 846 6947
  • Dr Wendela Wapenaar

    Bovine infectious disease and vaccination, bovine reproduction and obstetrics, veterinary education and knowledge transfer.
    +44 (0)115 951 6260/07515 935185
    Environment Health and Medicine Science Dairy cows cattle farming bovine veterinary animals disease infection
  • Dr Melanie Jordan

    Criminology; Social Theory; Prisons & Punishment; Sex Crime; Criminal Justice System; Theoretical Criminology; Zoophilia & Bestiality Penal Reform
    +44 (0)115 951 5410
    Crime Health and Medicine Law Politics Rights Lab crime Criminology prisons sex crimes criminal justice system penal reform modern slavery trafficking
  • Dr Janet Daly

    Emerging viruses of veterinary and human interest (e.g. influenza viruses and flaviviruses). Dr Daly's main research interests are in emerging and re-emerging RNA viruses, particularly zoonotic viruses such as influenza A viruses and the flaviviruses (Dengue, Japanese encephalitis, West Nile and Zika) but also including, orthobunyaviruses more recently.She studies the complex interactions between viruses and their host to try to better understand determinants of viral pathogenicity. She also has an interest in factors influencing interspecies transmission and the use of mathematical models to further understanding of disease transmission.Dr Daly has appeared on radio (BBC Material World) and regional TV news programmes in the UK and Croatia. She has also written for lay publications such as Horse and Hound magazine. Janet is also a mountaineer and dog lover.
    +44 (0)115 951 6475
    Environment Health and Medicine Science Janet Daly Influenza virus flaviviruses nottingham Vet School interspecies transmission disease transmission emerging viruses veterinary Human zoonotic
  • Dr Richard Lea

    Environmental effects on fertility and reproduction. General male and female fertility issues. Reproduction. Environmental chemicals in food.Dr Lea can talk on any topics relating to fertility, chemicals in food, pregnancy, pregnancy failure/miscarriage, environmental effects on populations.Previous media experience includes: Interviews on ITV Central, BBC East Midlands, Swedish TV News channel, radio interviews including BBC World Service, Radio Nottingham, Radio Scotland, NewsTalk 770 (Calgary), interviews with print journalists from various Newspapers - The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, Nottingham Post.Dr Lea is Interested in external consultancy and research collaboration opportunities.
    +44 (0)115 951 6426
    Environment Health and Medicine Science reproduction fertility environmental chemicals Human Animal sheep dogs nottingham Vet School
  • Dr Pru Hobson-West

    Childhood vaccination; animal research; debate on human-animal relations; human-animal bond; pets.
    +44 (0)115 9516325
    Children Health and Medicine Science children vaccination animals ethics pets Research companion animals veterinary medicine Science
  • Professor Malcolm Bennett

    Infectious diseases, especially those transmitted between non-human animals and humans (zoonoses), and infections in wildlife. Current projects include badgers and TB, antibiotic resistance in wildlife, and zoonoses from rodents.
    +44 (0)115 9516792/07896 975376
    Health and Medicine disease infection animals Human zoonoses wildlife rodents tuberculosis TB badgers
  • Fiona Marshall

    Rural dementia; social and health care for older people; community care; dementia friendly communities; ethnography mixed methods research
    07920813613/+44 (0)1629 825338
    Health and Medicine carers dementia Social health care older people Research
  • Dr Reuben O'Dea

    Mathematical biology; particularly the use of numerical and multiscale asymptotic methods to investigate how the interaction of processes occurring across multiple spatio-temporal scales gives rise to emergent system dynamics.
    +44 (0) 115 8466167
    Health and Medicine Science biology mathematical modelling Mathematical Medicine Mathematics
  • Dr Sarah Kuehne

    Study of anaerobic bacteria (growing without oxygen), in particular the hospital superbug Clostridium difficile. Molecular mechanisms by which these bacteria cause infections. Recombinant DNA technologies to study these bacteria. Interaction of these bacteria with the healthy human gut micro flora.
    +44(0)115 7486120
    Environment Health and Medicine Science Bacteria Clostridium difficile infections DNA health medicine
  • Professor Jonathan Neil Huxley

    Health, welfare and behaviour of dairy cattle.
    +44 (0)115 9516429/07748678866
    Health and Medicine Science cows cattle cattle farming health animal health and welfare dairy cows dairy herd veterinary medicine
  • Professor Kate Wilson

    Social work. Child welfare, child protection (child abuse), therapeutic work with children and adolescents, foster care and adoption. Therapeutic work for couples in relationship difficulties. Mental health issues in relation to children and adolescents.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5411 , +44 (0) 115 941 1599
    Children Health and Medicine social work children welfare protection child abuse adoption foster care mental health
  • Professor Ian Shaw

    Sociology of health. Mental health policy. Evaluation of welfare. Welfare finance. The future of welfare. Community care.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5409 , +44 (0) 7811 484 630
    Health and Medicine sociology health mental health welfare Evaluation finance Community
  • Professor Alison Pilnick

    Genetic antenatal screening and counselling. Communication of genetic information. Pharmacist and client interaction and communication about the use of prescribed medicines.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5237
    Health and Medicine Science Antenatal screening Counselling Genetic communication pharmacist medicine
  • Professor Richard Grundy

    Paediatric cancer and brain tumours. Biology, treatment and outcomes.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0620 , +44 (0) 7880 500 682
    Health and Medicine medicine medical paediatric cancer brain tumors biology treatment
  • Professor Kevin Browne

    Assessment of violent and sexual offenders, the development and assessment of risk for aggression, anti-social and criminal behaviour in children, teenagers and adults. The potential for violence by parents and caregivers and individuals high risk for child abuse and neglect. Assessments on parenting in general and evaluation of parent-child interaction and relationships from an attachment theory perspective. Consequences and developmental effects of children growing up in a violent family and witnessing spouse or elder abuse or experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse. Expert witness in family court on child care proceedings and in criminal court proceedings involving physical and sexual violence.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2210 , +44 (0) 7770 750 554
    Children Crime Health and Medicine violence sexual offenders Aggression Criminal Behaviour
  • Dr Neil Coulson

    The use of the Internet in healthcare, particularly how patients engage with social media and the Internet whilst managing long term conditions. Specifically, how online support communities and peer support online (e.g. facebook groups, discussion forums) may be helpful or not and how does this affect the doctor-patient relationship (e.g. increasingly knowledgeable patients).
    +44 (0) 115 846 6642
    Health and Medicine medicine medical healthcare Internet social media online communities peer
  • Professor Poulam Patel

    Kidney cancer, malignant melanoma, cancer vaccines.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1850
    Health and Medicine medicine medical cancer kidney Malignant melanoma vaccines
  • Professor John Atherton

    The bacteria Helicobacter pylori which infects the human stomach and causes peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. Disease-causing factors of Helicobacter pylori and whether it may offer protection against some diseases as part of the 'hygiene hypothesis'.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1034
    Health and Medicine medicine Bacteria infection stomach Human cancer ulcers diseases hygiene
  • Professor Chris Hollis

    Child and adolescent mental health/behaviour problems. Early onset schizophrenia. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Adult ADHD. Tourette Syndrome. Adolescent psychosis. Autism. Asperger's syndrome/ASD. Drug use in children/adolescents.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0258
    Health and Medicine medicine medical Child adolescent mental health Behaviour adhd Autism Asperger's drugs
  • Dr Melanie Ferguson

    Hearing – auditory training to improve listening abilities, improving outcomes for patient's with hearing aids. Hearing difficulty, speech intelligibility and cognition. Auditory processing disorders in children.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2619
    Health and Medicine medicine Hearing hearing aids Speech
  • Professor Tim Coleman

    Smoking cessation, particularly in a general practice context. Smoking in pregnancy and the use of nicotine replacement therapy.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0204
    Health and Medicine medicine smoking pregnancy nicotine therapy
  • Professor Stavroula Leka

    Occupational health and safety. Occupational health psychology. Work stress. Small- and medium-sized enterprises. Occupational health and safety policy, legislation and education. Risk assessment and psychological factors. E-learning.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6662
    Health and Medicine medicine health safety Psychology Work stress
  • Dr Kimberley Edwards

    Relationship between obesity and the environment including access to facilities, urbanisation, social capital, deprivation and neighbourhood safety. Relationship between obesity and behavioural aspects including physical activity levels. sedentary behaviour, diet. Obesity and the relationship between physical activity and access to green spaces. Mathematical modelling of obesity and other health data.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1109 , + 44 (0) 7775 708 793
    Health and Medicine Obesity Environment health urbanisation exercise Behaviour diet
  • Dr Iskandar Idris

    Cardiovascular risks in patients with type 2 diabetes. Pharmacological treatment for managing hyperglycaemia. Vascular risks in obese patients with diabetes. Metabolic impact of excess daytime sleepiness and/or sleep apnoea in patients with diabetes.
    +44 (0) 1332 724 626 , +44 (0) 7798 721 675
    Health and Medicine cardiovascular diabetes type 2 hyperglycaemia obese sleep
  • Dr Heather Buchanan

    Dental health psychology — why people become afraid/anxious/phobic about going to the dentist. How we can assess dental anxiety in children and adults. The role of online support groups in helping people who have become anxious about dental work and visits. How dental anxiety can be treated. What children know and understand about dental health and disease.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7520 , +44 (0) 7847 539 360
    Health and Medicine Dental health Psychology anxiety phobia dentist disease
  • Dr Bruno Gran

    Diseases of the nervous system (neurological diseases). Multiple sclerosis (MS, an inflammatory disease of the brain and spinal cord).
    +44 (0) 115 823 1442
    Health and Medicine diseases nervous system neurological Multiple Sclerosis brain Spinal cord
  • Brigitte E Scammell

    Orthopaedic surgery. Trauma. Osteoporosis. Bone healing. Osteoarthritis. Implant infection.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1120
    Health and Medicine medicine Surgery Orthopaedic Trauma osteoporosis bone implant infections Osteoarthritis
  • Professor Will Irving

    Viral hepatitis, especially chronic hepatitis C and B virus infections. Diagnosis, management and pathogenesis of viral hepatitis.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0752
    Health and Medicine Science biology hepatitis c b virus diagnosis
  • Professor Richard Emes

    Understanding the evolution of complex systems and the generation of disease by using bioinformatics — a cohesive discipline being together computer science statistics and biology. How nutritional status during pregnancy can affect chemical modifications of DNA and potential future diseases. Comparative genomics and evolution of the brain. How the post-synaptic proteome, a group of proteins which play a significant part in learning and memory, affect the development and evolution of the synapse, the basic building clock of cognition. Evolution of drug-resistance in parasitic organisms.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6583 , +44 (0) 7538 030665
    Health and Medicine Science evolution diseases Science biology nutrition pregnancy DNA memory Learning bioinformatics Genomic genomics gene expression transcriptome transcriptomics data analysis
  • Dr Maria Michail

    Youth mental health and wellbeing. Early psychosis and early intervention. Shame and stigma of psychosis. Affective disturbances (social anxiety, depression). Violence and associated risk in psychosis. Youth suicide prevention. Psychological interventions in mental health. Cognitive-behavioural intervention (CBT) for psychosis.
    +44 (0) 115 748 4310 , +44 (0) 7984 675569
    Health and Medicine Science youth mental health wellbeing psychosis Intervention stigma anxiety depression violence suicide CBT
  • Professor Patrick Callaghan

    Using psychology to help prepare people for surgery and stressful medical procedures. Investigating how people make decisions about their health-related behaviours e.g. exercise. Assessing how organisations work and how well they work.
    +44 (0) 115 969 1300 ext 10738
    Health and Medicine Science Psychology Surgery preparation medical Procedures stressful behaviours health
  • Professor Karen Cox

    Patient involvement in clinical trials in cancer.
    +44 (0) 115 970 9265
    Health and Medicine Science health science patient involvment clinical trails cancer
  • Mr Roger Kerry

    Physiotherapy. Neck pain. Philosophy of health science.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1790
    Health and Medicine Science physiotherapy neck pain health science
  • Heather Reid

    Back pain, sports injuries and physiotherapy. Paediatric and mental health patient physiotherapy. Rehabilitation following strokes, head injuries, respiratory problems and orthopaediatric problems. Biomechanics. Psychology of rehabilitation. Neurorehabilitation. Cardiovascular rehab. Management of pain. Exercise therapy.
    +44 (0) 115 969 1169 ext 47115 , +44 (0) 01909 770 000
    Health and Medicine Science back pain sports injuiries physiotherapy paediatric mental health Rehabilitation stroke head injuries respiratory Pain exercise therapy
  • Mr Grahame David Pope

    Physiotherapy, including back pain, sports injuries, paediatric and mental health patient physiotherapy. Rehabilitation following strokes, head injuries, respiratory problems and orthopaedic problems. Psychology of rehabilitation. Neurorehabilitation. Cardiovascular rehabilitation. Management of pain. Exercise therapy. Health care provision, both primary and secondary, in relation to the work of physiotherapists and other allied healthcare professionals.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1785
    Health and Medicine Science physiotherapy back pain sports injuries paediatric mental health Rehabilitation stroke head injury cardiovascular Pain
  • Dr Richard Windle

    HPA axis and stress in disease. E-learning. Reusable learning objects.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0902
    Health and Medicine Science stress disease HPA Axis e-learning
  • Dr Kathryn Almack

    Diversity of family lives including lesbian parent families; palliative and end of life studies; care and care-giving within families; ageing and end of life care planning for older lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1204
    Health and Medicine Science family Diversity Lesbian parents palliative end of life care ageing gay men Bisexual transgender
  • Dr Gary Adams

    Polysaccharide in drug delivery. Sugars, in improving drug delivery. Proteins in drug delivery. Polysaccharide-protein interaction. Utilising biomaterials and biomimietics in drug delivery. Physico-chemical interaction of insulin. Development of a self-regulating insulin delivery Device. Pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0901
    Health and Medicine Science drug delivery sugars proteins insulin delivery diabetes
  • Professor Fiona Bath-Hextall

    Evidence-based medicine - systematic reviews and clinical trials. Non melanoma skin cancer.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0884
    Health and Medicine Science Evidence- based medicine clinical trials non melanoma skin cancer
  • Dr Denis Walsh

    Childbirth including labour pain, homebirth, Caesarean section rates. Midwifery.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0987
    Health and Medicine Science childbirth Labour pains home birth Carsearean section rates Midwifery
  • Professor Avril Drummond

    Rehabilitation research and evaluation of service delivery. Occupational Therapy. Rehabilitation research methodologies including randomised controlled trials. Rehabilitation research in stroke, TIA, traumatic brain injury, low back pain, total hip replacement, Multiple Sclerosis. Specific studies of GP fit notes, hemianopia, early supported discharge, fatigue, falls prevention, home visit assessments. Stroke units, re-enablement.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0226
    Health and Medicine Science Rehabilitation therapy stroke brain injury Trauma Low back pain Hip replacement Multiple Sclerosis
  • Dr Andy Meal

    Epidemiology of heart disease.
    +44 (0) 115 970 9265
    Health and Medicine Science health sciences epidemiology heart disease
  • Chrissie Bousfeild

    Burn injuries, particularly acute. Wound care issues. Management and psychological care of an individual following burn trauma and reconstructive surgery.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1811
    Health and Medicine Science health sciences burns Acute Wound care Psychological care burn trauma reconstructive surgery
  • Professor Kevin Shakesheff

    Tissue engineering research including the development of biodegradable materials for nerve repair, liver regeneration and skeletal tissue regeneration. Fabrication of controlled drug delivery devices using supercritical fluids. Development of in vitro drug testing models.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5104
    Health and Medicine Science pharmacy Engineering tissue Biodegradable materials nerve repair liver skeletal tissue drug invitro
  • Dr Stephanie Allen

    Molecular investigations of proteins and nucleic acids using a combination of imaging and surface analysis techniques, including atomic force microscopy and optical tweezers.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5050
    Health and Medicine Science pharmacy molecular proteins Acids Atomic Force microscopy Optical Tweezers
  • Dr Douglas Hartley

    Cochlear ear implants and their effect on the developing brain.
    +44 (0) 115 924 9924 ext 63933
    Health and Medicine medicine medical cochlear Ear implants brain development
  • Dr Lisa Yon

    Reproductive physiology in elephants, including physiology, endocrinology and studies of adipose tissue and links between nutrition and reproduction; and the physiology of stress. Captive and free-ranging wildlife, particularly infectious disease. Zoo animal welfare, specifically in captive elephant welfare and behaviour.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6358
    Health and Medicine veterinary reproduction Physiology endocrinology wildlife Zoo animals
  • Professor Michael Symonds

    Obesity. Brown adipose tissue and its role in energy balance. White adipose tissue. Nutrition in pregnancy and early life. Environmental influences on energy balance.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0610
    Health and Medicine medical medicine Obesity nutrition pregnancy EARLY LIFE energy enviroment
  • Professor Deborah Hall

    Clinical trials exploring the efficacy of novel and traditional treatment for tinnitus and other hearing-related problems. Measuring how the human brain responds to sounds using functional magnetic resonance imaging.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2600
    Health and Medicine medical medicine Hearing brain Sounds Senses Imagery
  • Professor Chris Denning

    Growing 'master stem cells in the lab, including human embryonic stem cells and human-induced pluripotent stem cells. Using robotics to grow stem cells on an industrial level. Growing human heart cells from stem cells to mirror human disease and developing new treatments/drugs to treat patients.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1236
    Health and Medicine medical medicine Stem Cell embryonic growing heart disease treatment drugs patient
  • Professor David Walker

    Childhood cancer. Leukaemia. Brain tumours. Measurement of child health outcomes.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0632
    Health and Medicine medical medicine cancer children childhood leukaemia brain trumours Tumour health
  • Professor David Gardner

    Cardiovascular disease. Renal disease. Metabolic disease. Role of nutrition during pregnancy for determining risk of disease in later life. Diet and disease. Diet in pregnancy. Infant nutrition. Fetal development. Diet and obesity. Blood Pressure. Physical activity.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6427
    Health and Medicine veterinary medicine Science cardio vascular metabolic pregnancy nutrition diet Obesity blood pressure
  • Professor Hywel Williams

    Professor Williams specialises in evidence-based dermatology, the treatment and causes of childhood eczema, systematic reviews and clinical trials.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1048
    Health and Medicine medical medicine dermatology eczema childhood treatment causes Clinical Trial
  • Dr Kim Thomas

    Clinical trials of skin disease, particularly in common diseases of childhood such as eczema, warts/verrucae, vitiligo and acne. Clinical trial methodology.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8632
    Health and Medicine medical medicine skin dermatology disease eczema warts acne Clinical Trial
  • Professor Pip Logan

    Evaluating rehabilitation interventions to improve independence after stroke. Reducing falls in older people. Reducing hospital stays for older people.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0235
    Health and Medicine medical medicine Rehabilitation rehab stroke after care elderly parents Elderly Care patients Hospital hospital stays
  • Professor Lorraine Pinnington

    Assessment of feeding; assessment of swallowing; assessment of dysphagia; management of feeding and swallowing disorders; management of dysphagia. Assessment of chronic oedema in multiple sclerosis. Evaluation of specialist assistive technologies. Evaluation of medical devices. Rehabilitation; rehabilitation medicine.
    +44 (0) 1332 724842
    Health and Medicine medical medicine swallowing feeding disorder Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
  • Professor Simon Langley-Evans

    Human nutrition and disease; coronary heart disease; renal disease; cancer; periodontal disease. Role of nutrition in pregnancy in determining risk of disease in later life. Diet, antioxidents and disease. Diet in pregnancy. Infant nutrition. Fetal development. Diet and obesity.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6139
    Health and Medicine medical bioscience Science nutrition disease heart heart disease coronary heart disease renal disease cancer pregnancy womens health diet diabetes Infant fetal Obesity
  • Professor Tom Dening

    Older people's mental health. Dementia - clinical problems, diagnosis, treatment, support for people with dementia and their carers, services and national policy on dementia. Older people and care homes. Other mental health problems in older people including depression, bipolar disorder and suicide.
    +44 (0) 115 748 4230
    Health and Medicine mental health mental dementia diagnosis treatment dementia wellbeing dementia and family carers Dementia Research Care carers NHS care homes Elderly Care depression bipolar disorder suicide
  • Dr Iain Moppett

    Anesthesia, particularly research about best management of elderly patients with hip fractures.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0959
    Health and Medicine anesthesia anesthetic Hip replacement hip fracture bones elderly Elderly Care elderly parents medical
  • Mr Kwok-Leung Cheung

    Breast cancer, including primary breast cancer in older women, advanced breast cancer, endocrine therapy ('anti-hormone' treatment).
    +44 (0) 1332 724881
    Health and Medicine cancer Breast cancer breast Advanced hormone hormone treatment chemotherapy endocrine therapy treatment older women menopause
  • Professor Stephen Timmons

    NHS policy, NHS management and NHS finance. Computer systems in healthcare, especially why they fail. Lay people using defibrillators to treat heart attacks. Healthcare professionals, especially disputes about professional boundaries. Emergency medicine. Improving productivity in the NHS. Policy and politics in the NHS.
    +44 (0) 115 84 66635
    Business and economy Health and Medicine NHS policy finance managment defibrillator heart heart attack health care professionals politics
  • Professor Jonathan Hardman

    The development, validation and application of physiological and pathological computational models.The development of computational patient-surrogates for research.Respiratory physiology & pathology.Mechanical ventilation of the lungs & ventilator-associated lung injury.Models of cerebrovascular autoregulation.Patient safety & complications during anaesthesia.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1002
    Health and Medicine anaesthesia lungs ventilator medicine anasetic injury
  • Dr Rebecca Dewey

    With a background in magnetic resonance physics, Rebecca spent her PhD studies developing advanced functional magnetic resonance imaging techniques to observe the changes in brain activity, functional connectivity and cerebral perfusion caused by the onset of disease or the administration of a drug.Rebecca is now conducting a study using the functional neuroimaging technique of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in combination with fMRI to measure activation patterns in the auditory network in response to non-auditory sensory stimuli in profoundly deaf individuals, and to investigate whether these patterns change with cochlear implant use.
    +44 (0) 1158232638
    Health and Medicine medicine brain activity blood oxygen beta blockers brain Blood deaf sensory stimuli cochlear implants
  • Dr Dominick Shaw

    Dr Shaw specalises in Asthma, airways disease and respiratory emergencies, including provision of the respiratory taught courseDr Shaw's three main interests all fall under the umbrella of asthma research.Firstly the airway and airway epithelium. He has two projects; one examining the role of macrolide antibiotics on the airway epithelium, using epithelial cells cultured from well phenotyped asthma patients and a second looking at distal airway inflammation using a small bronchial brush technique.Continuing research from his thesis, he is evaluating the role of exhaled nitric oxide in treatment decisions in asthma care and have a funded study in this area.Finally, he is investigating the role of the small airways in asthma using hyperpolarized xenon MRI imaging in animal models.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1709
    Health and Medicine medical breathing asthma airways respiratory antibiotics epithelium
  • Professor Stan Heptinstall

    Thrombosis, Anti-thrombotic agents, Drugs to prevent heart attack and stroke, Platelets, Haemostasis, Antiplatelet agents.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1013
    Health and Medicine thrombosis anti-thrombotic drugs heart attack stroke platelets Haemostasis antiplatelets
  • Professor Alan Smyth

    Cystic fibrosis. Clinical trials in children. Chest disease in childhood. Professor Smyth is Director of the Medicines for Children Research Network in the East of England (MCRN-East).
    +44 (0)115 823 0612
    Health and Medicine cystic fibrosis clinical trials chest disease children
  • Professor Marion Walker

    Stroke rehabilitation. Community stroke services. Occupational therapy.
    +44 (0)115 823 0229
    Health and Medicine stroke medicine Stroke Rehabilitation Occupational therapy
  • Professor Kevin Morgan

    Alzheimer's disease. Impact of genetics vs environment in Alzheimer's disease. Lifestyle factors in Alzheimer's.
    +44 (0)115 823 0724
    Health and Medicine Alzheimer's genetics Human genomics
  • Alan Taylor

    Whiplash injury. Health and wellbeing related to cycling. A former professional cyclist (Tour of Britain) and commentator on health and wellbeing related to cycling, including the visit of the Tour de France to the UK.
    +44 (0)115 823 1805/07810 651 519
    Health and Medicine Sport Whiplash health Cycling physiotherapy Tour de France
  • Professor Jonathan Van Tam

    All aspects of influenza, except detailed molecular science or laboratory based virology.
    +44 (0)115 951 5798
    Health and Medicine flu Influenza
  • Professor Ian Hall

    Asthma genetics. Pharmacogenetics. Cell signalling, especially in airway cells. Genetics of other airway disease.
    + 44 (0)115 823 0019
    Health and Medicine Airway Disease asthma genetics Cell Signalling health medicine disease
  • Professor Tony Avery

    +44 (0)115 823 0209
    Health and Medicine primary care prescribing drugs and medicines GPS Research doctors
  • Dr Simon N Gosling

    Effect of climate change on global water scarcity, river flows, flood risk, and human health.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5437
    Environment Health and Medicine weather climate change Geography health rivers Flooding

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