Our research

Our delivers world-class research, providing one of the largest concentrations of health and life science expertise in the UK. Our Integrated Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) trainees work at the forefront of our research studies.

The University has an excellent track record in taking ICAT trainees through to appointment in senior academic roles, within our institution and other academic providers.

To date, ICAT trainees participating in Academic Clinical Fellowships and Academic Clinical Lecturer posts have demonstrated success in a number of research specialties. These are detailed below along with links to the leading academics profiles.

Research specialties


Child Health – Respiratory
Dr. Calum Semple, Dr. Paul McNamara, Dr. Kevin Southern
Child Health - Infectious Diseases Child Health – Rheumatology Prof. Enitan Carrol, Prof. Michael Beresford
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Prof. Munir Piromohamed
Dental Prof. Calum Youngson
Diabetes and Endocrinology Prof. John Wilding
ENT/OMFS Prof. Richard ShawProf. Terry Jones
Gastroenterology Prof. Mark Pritchard, Prof. Chris Probert
General Practice Prof. Mark Gabbay
General Surgery Prof. Robert Sutton
Haematology Prof. Andrew Pettitt
Infectious Diseases Prof. Neil FrenchProf. Saye Khoo
Medical Microbiology Prof. Nigel Cunliffe
Neurology Prof. Tom SolomonProf. Tony Marson
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Prof. Zarko Alfirevic, Dr. D. Hapangama, Prof. Andrew Weeks
Ophthalmology Prof. Stephen Kaye, Prof. Simon Harding, Mr. Sajjad Ahmad
Palliative Medicine Prof. John Ellershaw
Public Health Prof. Margaret Whitehead
Respiratory Medicine Prof. John Blakey
Rheumatology Prof. Robert Moots
Trauma and Orthopaedics Prof. Simon Frostick