Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track (ECAT)

ECAT associate directors

Our associate directors have a variety of roles to support the directors in the running of the programme

In alphabetical order

Professor David Argyle

ECAT Associate Director; RCVS & European Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Oncology; William Dick Chair of Veterinary Clinical Studies; Dean of Veterinary Medicine; and Head of the Vet School

Address

Street

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Easter Bush

City
Midlothian
Post Code
EH25 9RG

David Argyle has responsibility for appointing our ECAT vets and for their clinical mentorship during their time on the ECAT-V programme.  As an associate director, David will be invited to join recruitment panels and fellowship interview panels.

 

Professor Kenny Baillie

ECAT Associate Director, Professor of Experimental Medicine & Honorary Consultant (Intensive Care Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh)

Address

Street

The Roslin Institute
Easter Bush

City
Midlothian
Post Code
EH25 9RG

Kenny was part of the very first ECAT cohort and joined the programme in 2008.  He is now Professor of Experimental Medicine at the Roslin Institute.  As an associate director, Kenny will be invited to join recruitment panels and fellowship interview panels.  Kenny is also the nominated ECAT representative on a number of ECAT fellows' PhD review panels.

 

Professor Charlie Gourley

ECAT Associate Director, Chair of Medical Oncology (University of Edinburgh) & Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology (Western General Hospital). Clinical Director, CRUK Edinburgh Centre & Director, Nicola Murray Centre for Ovarian Cancer Research.

Address

Street

CRUK Edinburgh Centre
MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine
Crewe Road South

City
Edinburgh
Post Code
EH4 2XR

Charlie is responsible for the recruitment of our ECAT-linked CRUK research fellows and their continued support during the programme.  As an associate director, Charlie will be invited to join recruitment panels and fellowship interview panels.  Charlie is also the nominated ECAT representative on the ECAT-linked CRUK fellows' PhD review panels.

 

Professor Jeremy Hughes

ECAT Associate Director, Professor of Experimental Nephrology (University of Edinburgh) & Honorary Consultant Nephrologist (Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh)

Address

Street

Centre for Inflammation Research
The Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI)
47 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh BioQuarter

City
Edinburgh
Post Code
EH16 4TJ

Jeremy works closely with ATRIUM (Academic Training in Research In Undergraduate Medicine) and promotes research to medical undergraduates at the University.  Find out more about ATRIUM here.  As an associate director, Jeremy will be invited to join recruitment panels and fellowship interview panels.  Jeremy is also the nominated ECAT representative on a number of ECAT fellows' PhD review panels.

 

Professor Richard Mellanby

ECAT Associate Director & Personal Chair of Comparative Medicine

Address

Street

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Easter Bush Campus

City
Midlothian
Post Code
EH25 9RG

Richard works closely with David Argyle in supporting our ECAT vets.  As an associate director, Richard will be invited to join recruitment panels and fellowship interview panels.  Richard is also the nominated ECAT-V representative on a number of ECAT fellows' PhD review panels.

 

Professor Bill Reid

ECAT Associate Director & Professorial Fellow / Academic Adviser (College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine)

Contact details

Address

Street

The Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI)
47 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh BioQuarter

City
Edinburgh
Post Code
EH16 4TJ

Bill’s role is one of support and mentorship for our clinical medical postdoctoral fellows who are moving towards intermediate fellowships and CCT.

 

Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman

ECAT Associate Director & Professor of Clinical Neurology

Address

Street

Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS)
The Chancellor's Building
49 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh BioQuarter

City
Edinburgh
Post Code
EH16 4SB

Rustam is the Edinburgh INSPIRE lead.  This five-year, UK-wide scheme is coordinated by the Academy of Medical Sciences and supported by Wellcome.  As an associate director, Rustam will be invited to join recruitment panels and fellowship interview panels.  Rustam is also the nominated ECAT representative on a number of ECAT fellows' PhD review panels.

 

Professor Sarah Stock

ECAT Associate Director, Wellcome Trust Clinical Career Development Fellow, Reader and Honorary Consultant in Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Contact details

Address

Street

Usher Institute
NINE Edinburgh BioQuarter
9 Little France Road

City
Edinburgh
Post Code
EH16 4UX

Sarah is the newest member of the ECAT team.  Together with Bryan Conway, Sarah is Programme Director of the South East Academic Foundation Programme.  Sarah will join us on interview and fellowship panels.  She is also the nominated ECAT representative on a number of ECAT fellows' PhD review panels.