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Alistair Warren

Vice Dean Early Years and Bmedsci Lincoln, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Professor Alistair Warren

Alistair has wide experience in the basic sciences that underpin medicine. As well as teaching, examining and researching in Biomedical Sciences he has led many curriculum developments in the area. He joined the University of Nottingham as Professor of Anatomical Sciences and Vice Dean, Early Years & BMedSci course delivered in partnership at Lincoln Medical School.

After completing his BSc (hons) in Biological Sciences, Alistair undertook a PhD and post-doctoral fellowship in Developmental Neurobiology. He became Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Cell Biology, then Professor in Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield. His laboratory research focused on morphometry, at light and electron microscopic levels, and he has worked on a range of topics including male and female infertility. He has supervised many postgraduate students at PhD, MD and MSc levels.

At Sheffield Alistair held a number of leadership positions including Faculty Director of Learning and Teaching in Science, member of the Faculty Executive Board, and Chair of the University Quality and Scrutiny Committee, Senate Budget Committee, amongst others. He led Phase 1 (then the first two years) of the MBChB course and set-up a successful MSc in Science Communication. He taught medical, dental and science students and is a Fellow of the Anatomical Society, Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society and Principal Fellow of the HEA. He was voted 'Best personal tutor' across the university and won the 'Student Voice Advocate' award.

Expertise Summary

Morphometry; analysis of human endometrium; light and electron microscopy; curriculum design and development

Chair of External Advisory Committee at the University of Minho Medical School in Portugal ; held External Examinerships for many postgraduate degrees and undergraduate programmes across the UK and overseas.

Abaidoo C.S, Warren, M.A., Andrews, P.W. and Boateng, K.A (2010) A Quantitative Assessment of the Morphological Characteristics of BeWo Cells as an in vitro Model of Human Trophoblast Cells. Int. J. Morphol., 28(4):1047-1058

Warren M.A. (2006) Basic Pelvic Neuroanatomy pp 1-14 IN: Chronic Pelvic Pain, editor T.C.Li. Publisher Pathenon Press, UK

Warren, R.A. and Warren, M.A. (2003) Time off work following whiplash injury: does sick pay make a difference? Journal of Orthopaedic Medicine 25: 94-96.

Treacy, J., McGavigan, C.J., Cameron, I.T., Campbell S., Warren, M.A., Li, T.C. and Dockery, P. (2002) Human endometrial stroma following exposure to levanorgestrel intrauterine system (LN-IUS),. Journal of Anatomy 201 (5): 432.

Cork, B.A., Warren, M.A., Li, T.C., and Laird, S.M. (2001) Interleukin 11 (IL-11) in human endometrium: expression thoughout the menstrual cycle and the effects of cytokines on endometrial IL-11 production in vitro. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 50: 3-17.

Warren, M.A. (1996) Morphometry in Reproductive Biology: Illustrated by Studies on Human Endometrial Development During the peri-implantation Period. In: Morphometry - Applications to Medical Sciences edited in chief by AK Sharma pp 250 - 264. Pub: Macmillan.

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