Current areas of research interest

Cardiology

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome, Valvular Heart Disease, Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure
  • Interventional Cardiology including structural heart disease, cardiovascular pharmacology including platelet studies
  • Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Unstable Angina, Syndrome X, Cardiac CT, Anticoagulation
  • Pacing and complex studies
  • Novel neurohormonal modulation as medical management and patient selection for device therapy

Cardiothoracic

  • Clinical & translational research in cardiac and thoracic surgery

Oncology

  • Breast, Gynae, Colorectal, Head & Neck, UGI and Lung.

Haematology

  • Leukaemias, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Myelodysplasia, common and non-common blood disorders.

Stroke

  • All aspects of stroke from hyperacute studies to rehabilitation and therapy studies including members of the MDT

Surgery

  • Knee and shoulder surgery, knee and shoulder biomechanics, molecular biology of joint stiffness, orthopaedic trauma, medical education

Critical Care

  • Intensive Care Medicine, Paediatric Anaesthesia, Resuscitation.

Infection / Microbiology

Gastroenterology

  • Carcinoma of the oesophagus. Liver, NSAID related conditions and the gut.

Paediatrics

  • Neurodisability and complex health needs and health service delivery

Paediatric emergency and ambulatory care, and allergy

Diabetes

Cystic fibrosis

Epilepsy, Child protection, HIV and adolescent medicine / eating disorders

Emergency Medicine

  • Emergency Medicine Care

Ophthalmology

  • General Ophthalmology and particularly oculoplastic surgery

Medical Informatics

Rheumatology

  • Musculoskeletal science and bioscience. Development of new biomarkers for joint disease and degeneration, including the use of acoustic technology for this purpose, and to assess the efficacy of biologic treatments and other interventions in joint inflammation.

Respiratory Medicine

  • All aspects of respiratory and general medicine
  • Pleural disease, pulmonary vascular disease and COPD
  • Sleep medicine

Endocrinology

Obstetrics

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology with special interest in Urogynecology.