Biomedical Sciences

Meet our staff

Our staff are a diverse community and we highlight some of what they do here.

Staff Spotlight: Dr Dorothy Tse

Dr Dorothy Tse standing beside her memory maze
Our spotlight shines on Dr Dorothy Tse this month who explains about her research in the neurobiology of learning and memory

Dr Sharron Ogle

Dr Sharron Ogle at the Global Health Academy stand in Dynamic Earth
Dr Sharron Ogle, Programme Director of the online MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health programme, talks about the huge body of knowledge our online learners bring to the digital learning environment and the challenges of making academia globally accessible.

Prof Tara Spires-Jones

Tara Spires-Jones
We talk to Dr Tara Spires-Jones, Chancellor’s Fellow and interim Director of the Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems. Her research group studies brain changes in ageing and neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's.

Dr Melanie Stefan

Melanie Stefan working at the whiteboard
Melanie Stefan is investigating what happens within nerve cells when we learn and remember.

Prof Jamie Davies

Jamie Davies collects his award at the 2016 EUSA Teaching Awards
EUSA teaching award winner Jamie Davies questions how complex biological form develops from simple beginnings.

Prof Mike Cousin

Professor Mike Cousin
Alumnus Professor Mike Cousin is the University's Chair of Neuronal Cell Biology and Head of Pre-Clinical Research at the Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre. He guides us through his background, career and love of collaboration.

Mrs Janet Philp

Janet Philp
This month we focus on Janet Philp, Head of Administration in the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences, sporting guru, and author of a new book about one of Edinburgh’s most notorious residents.

Mr Iain Campbell

Iain Campbell
As part of our series highlighting the work of staff at the University, we focus on the ongoing career of Anatomy Manager, Iain Campbell.