Centre for Inflammation Research

Principal investigators

Researchers who are affiliated with the Centre for Inflammation Research

 

The Principal Investigators (PIs) below are primarily affiliated with the Centre for Infllammation Research.

Name

Job Title
Dr Ahsan Akram Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellow / Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Professor Till Bachmann Deputy Head of Infection Medicine & Personal Chair of Molecular Diagnostics and Infection
Professor Kenneth Baillie

Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Anaesthesia & Critical Care

Dr Calum Bain Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Dr Abi Beane Reader, Critical Care Medicine and Health Systems Development
Dr Chris Bellamy Reader in Hepatic and Renal Pathology
Dr Tom Bird Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow / Honorary Consultant Hepatologist and Reader / Senior Clinical Lecturer (University of Glasgow)

Professor Debby Bogaert

Chair of Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr Jenna Cash Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow & Chancellor's Fellow
Professor Steve Cunningham Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Professor Donald J Davidson Chair of Host Defence & Inflammation Biology / Centre Academic Lead for Public Engagement
Professor Kev Dhaliwal Chair of Molecular Imaging and Healthcare Technology / Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Professor David Dockrell

Chair of Infection Medicine / Director of the Centre for Inflammation Research
Dr Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders Principal Investigator
Professor Julia Dorin Chair of Genetics of Host Defence / joint CMVM Deputy Dean for Research Culture & Integrity
Dr David Dorward Academic Consultant Pathologist
Dr Rodger Duffin Reader in Respiratory Medicine
Professor Elaine Dzierzak Chair of Haematological Regeneration
Professor Jonathan Fallowfield

Chair of Translational Liver Research

Dr Yi Feng Reader / Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Dr David Ferenbach Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow
Dr Rebecca Gentek Chancellor's Fellow & Kennedy Trust Senior Research Fellow
Dr Douglas Gibson Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Dr Mohini Gray Reader and Honorary Consultant in Rheumatology
Dr Robert Gray Reader / Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician
Professor Christopher D Gregory

Chair of Inflammatory Cell Biology 

Professor Jurgen Haas Head of Infection Medicine, Professor of Viral Genomics
Professor Rashan Haniffa

Chair of Critical Care Medicine and Health Systems Research

Dr Carsten Gram Hansen Senior Lecturer
Professor Chris Haslett Chair of Translational Medicine 
Professor Neil Henderson

Chair of Tissue Repair and Regeneration / Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science / Consultant Hepatologist

Professor Adam Hill Professor of Respiratory Medicine / Consultant Physician
Dr Nik Hirani Reader / Associate Medical Director for Outpatient Services
Dr Gwo-Tzer Ho Reader / Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist
Professor Jeremy Hughes Chair of Experimental Nephrology
Dr Steve Jenkins Lecturer
Dr Wei-Yu Lu MRC Career Development Fellow / ESAT Fellow
Dr Christopher Lucas Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow / Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Dr Karen Mackenzie Senior Clinical Research Fellow / Honorary Consultant in Clinical Genetics
Dr Vasso Makrantoni Academic Track Lecturer (Edinburgh-Zhejiang)
Dr Samanta Mariani Chancellor's Fellow/PI
Dr Laura McCulloch Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow
Dr Beth Mills UKRI Future Leader Fellow
Professor Damian Mole Chair of Clinical and Experimental Surgery
Dr Katie Mylonas Research Fellow
Dr Clare Pridans Principal Investigator
Dr Sandrine Prost Senior Lecturer in Pathology
Dr Prakash Ramachandran MRC Intermediate Clinical Fellow
Professor Adriano G Rossi Chair of Respiratory and Inflammation Pharmacology / Deputy Director of the Centre for Inflammation Research / Postgraduate Director of the Centre for Inflammation Research
Professor Philippa Saunders Chair of Reproductive Steroids
Professor Jürgen Schwarze Edward Clark Chair of Child Life and Health
Professor Manu Shankar-Hari Chair of Translational Critical Care Medicine / Honorary Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine
Dr Richard Sloan Edinburgh-Zhejiang Lecturer & Principal Investigator
Professor Jose Vazquez-Boland

Chair of Infectious Diseases

Professor Marc Vendrell Chair of Translational Chemistry and Biomedical Imaging
Dr Sonja Vermeren Senior Lecturer
Professor Sarah Walmsley Chair of Respiratory Medicine
Dr Emily Watts Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow
Professor Susan Welburn Chair of Medical and Veterinary Molecular Epidemiology, Executive Dean, Zhejiang Edinburgh Institute
Professor Richard Weller Personal Chair of Medical Dermatology / Honorary Consultant Dermatologist
Professor Moira Whyte Head of College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine / Sir John Crofton Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Dr Gareth Williams Chancellors Fellow in Translational Healthcare Technology / Undergraduate Fellow, Edinburgh Futures Institute
Professor Will Wood Chair in Tissue Regeneration and Repair
Dr Chengcan Yao Reader / MRC Career Development Award (CDA) Fellow

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The Principal Investigators below are CIR researchers who also have other primary research affiliations.

Name Job Title Other Affiliations(s)
Dr Anish Amin Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Orthopaedics
Professor Sara Brown Professor of Dermatology / Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science Institute of Genetics and Cancer
Professor Richard Chin Professor of Paediatric Neurology and Clinical Epidemiology Child Life and Health
Dr Gourab Choudhury Consultant Physician and Service Lead, Respiratory Medicine / Senior NRS Fellow NHS
Dr Gareth Clegg Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine Usher Institute
Professor Peter Hayes Professor of Hepatology Hepatology-NHS
Dr Paul Henderson Paediatric Gastroenterologist Child Life and Health
Professor John Iredale Pro Vice-Chancellor  (University of Bristol) University of Bristol
Dr Tim Kendall Senior Clinical Fellow in Pathology / Honorary Consultant Histopathologist Pathology-NHS
Dr Mohsen Khadem Lecturer Informatics
Professor David Kluth Chair of Medical Education Medical Teaching
Dr Milly Lo NRS Career Research Clinician Child Life and Health
Professor Lorna Marson Chair of Transplant Surgery Clinical Surgery
Professor Rowan Parks Professor of Surgical Sciences / Honorary Consultant Surgeon Clinical Surgery
Professor John N Plevris Professor, Hepatology Laboratory PI and Consultant Hepatology - NHS
Professor Sir John Savill Chair of Experimental Medicine Melbourne Academic Centre for Health
Professor Hamish Simpson George Harrison Chair of Trauma and Orthopaedics Orthopaedics
Dr Ken Simpson Senior Lecturer NHS
Dr Andrew Sutherland Consultant Transplant Surgeon, NHS Research Scotland Fellowship Clinical Surgery
Dr Don Urquhart Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Child Life and Health
Professor Steve Wigmore Chair of Transplantation Surgery / Honorary Consultant Surgeon Clinical Surgery
Professor David Wilson Chair of Paediatric Gastroenterology Child Life and Health
Professor Steven Yule Chair of Behavioural Sciences Clinical Surgery