Dr Jonathan Rhodes
Jonathan is a Consultant NHS Lothian and Honorary Reader University of Edinburgh
Jonathan was educated in Manchester and then the University of Edinburgh. He trained in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and during his training he developed an interest in the pathophysiology of acute brain inflammation following trauma. This culminated in a neuroscience PhD from the University of Edinburgh (Supervisors;- Dr John Sharkey (Formerly director of Astellas at the University of Edinburgh, currently Senior Lecturer in Translational Medicine, University of Dundee) & Professor Peter Andrews (Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine, University of Edinburgh).
Major Research Interests
The role of inflammation in the neurobiology of secondary brain injury.
The incidence of deep venous thrombosis complicating traumatic brain injury and it’s relationship to outcome. Chief Investigator for the Traumatic Brain Injury Associated Radiological Deep Venous Thrombosis Incidence and Significance study Clinical Trials.gov NCT03937947
Study of therapeutic hypothermia (33-35oC) and targeted temperature management following severe traumatic brain injury.
- Effect of hypothermia on brain cerebral physiology including oxygenation, cerebral blood flow and metabolism.
- The relationship between temperature or temperature modulation and outcome following acute brain injury.
The use of brain oxygen tension monitoring in patients with severe traumatic brain injury and its relationship to outcome.
The development of machine learning approaches to the analysis of multiparameter data to guide management of patients with traumatic brain injury.