Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research


Working together across the UK - find out who is who in our leadership team, our students and core staff

Our members include internationally respected clinicians and academics from all four UK nations, our volunteer Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) patient leads, our students and our administrative staff.

Here we list here our directors and other staff who are involved directly with shaping the work of the Centre, alongside our core administrative team, and our current and former students.

The Centre is led by two directors, Professor Aziz Sheikh from the University of Edinburgh and Professor Chris Griffiths from Queen Mary University of London.

Headshot of Aziz Sheikh

Aziz Sheikh

Chris Griffiths

Chris Griffiths

Centre Director

Centre Director,

Lead: Preventing asthma attacks

Based at: University of Edinburgh Based at: Queen Mary University London
Aziz's Profile Chris' Profile


Research Fellows

Our Research Fellows are making important contributions to asthma research

Current Students

Our current students form a vibrant and active group - though they are based at various locations around the UK

Former Students

Our former students remain very much part of our community: many have gone on to work within the Centre with postgraduate positions

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Opportunities to work or study with the Centre

Centre Members

Centre members include everyone who is working on projects and programmes across our network. Find out more about key people at each of our member Institutions on our Network page.

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Network

Centre Affiliation

Find information on how to become affiliated with the Centre as a project, student or institution on our Join Us page.

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