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Ian Hall

Professor of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Professor Ian Hall is Director of the Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre hosted by the NUH Trust and the University of Nottingham. He completed his clinical studies at the University of Oxford before moving to Nottingham for specialist training and an initial research period. Subsequently he was an MRC travelling fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and National Asthma Campaign Senior Research Fellow back in Nottingham. From 2009-2015 he was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. He holds the Boots Chair in Therapeutics.

Expertise Summary

Molecular genetics of airway disease, pharmacogenetics, asthma, COPD, cell signalling, MR imaging in respiratory disease.

Teaching Summary

Clinical Pharmacology, Respiratory Medicine, Management of medical school, Prescribing Safety Assessment

Research Summary

Professor Ian Hall's main clinical interest is in Respiratory medicine, especially asthma. He runs a research group which works on the genetics and cell biology of airway disease.

Key research interests

  • Genetics and pharmacogenetics of asthma and atopy and COPD
  • Calcium homeostasis in airway smooth muscle
  • Hyperpolarised gas lung imaging

Recent Publications

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The University of Nottingham
Centre for Biomolecular Sciences
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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email: MS-CCS@nottingham.ac.uk