Musculoskeletal & Ageing Science

Head of Department

Kemp, Professor Graham Head of Department  0151 794 9493 


Barrett-Jolley, Professor Richard Professor, Personal Chair  0151 794 9089 
Bou-Gharios, Professor George Professor  0151 794 9061 
Clegg, Professor Peter Professor  0151 794 6077 
Comerford, Professor Eithne Professor  0151 794 6568 
German, Professor Alex Professor, Personal Chair 
Jackson, Professor Malcolm Professor  0151 794 9081 
Jeffery, Professor Nathan Professor, Personal Chair  0151 794 9086 
McArdle, Professor Anne Professor  0151 794 9059 
Peffers, Professor Mandy Professor   0151 795 6006 


Bates, Dr Karl Reader  0151 794 9075 
Goebel, Dr Andreas 
Laird, Dr Elizabeth Reader  0151 794 6026 

Senior Lecturers

D'Aout, Dr Kris Senior Lecturer   0151 794 9077 
Iwanejko, Dr Lesley Senior Lecturer  0151 794 9078 
Maddox, Dr Tom Senior Lecturer   0151 795 6226 
Marshall, Dr Andrew Senior Clinical Lecturer in Pain Medicine 
Pekovic-Vaughan, Dr Vanja Senior Lecturer   0151 794 9093 
Tew, Dr Simon Senior Lecturer  0151 794 9029 
Vasilaki, Dr Aphrodite Senior Lecturer  0151 794 9069 
Walmsley, Dr Gemma Senior Lecturer   0151 794 9309 
Whysall, Dr Kasia Senior Lecturer  0151 794 9076 


Oldershaw, Dr Rachel Lecturer  0151 794 6111 
Poulet, Dr Blandine Lecturer  0151 794 9074 
Sharp, Dr Alana Lecturer  0151 795 7725 
Wright, Dr Helen Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow / Tenure Track Fellow  0151 795 4457 


Al Duhneen , Mr Abdulhadi Research Associate 
Anderson, Dr James Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Ashraf Kharaz, Dr Yalda Postdoctoral Research Associate  0151 794 9289 
Cross, Dr Andy Research Associate  0151 529 5933 
Dowgray, Ms Nathalie Research Associate 
Gardiner, Dr James Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Heaton, Mr Robert Research Associate 
Jones, Dr Samantha Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Kissane, Dr Roger Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Lagger, Dr Cyril Research Fellow 
Liu, Dr Ke Research Associate  0151 794 9065 
Norman, Dr Brendan Research Assistant 
Salerno, Dr Anna 
Staunton, Dr Caroline Postdoctoral Research Associate  0151 794 9153 
Sutton, Ms Elizabeth 
Sutherland, Dr Hazel Research Associate  0151 794 9062 
Turlo, Dr Agnieszka Research Fellow 
Wilson, Dr Peter Research Assistant  0151 794 9066 

Technical Staff

Charles, Dr James 
Eyre, Miss Kelly Veterinary Nurse (Assessment of Ageing in Cats) 
Neiland, Mr Harvey Research Technician 
Sensi, Miss Serena 
Woods, Mrs Georgiana Royal Canin Weight Management Clinic Nurse  0151 795 6203 

Academic Fellow

Johnson, Ms Selina 

Tenure Track Fellow

Camp, Dr Ariel 
Geraghty, Dr Brendan 
Isanejad, Dr Masoud 
Turner, Dr David 
Wilkinson, Dr David 
Wright, Dr Helen 
Yamamoto, Dr Kazuhiro 

Associate Members

Tierney, Dr Claire Lecturer 

Honorary staff

Alizadehkhaiyat, Dr Omid 
Allen, Miss Alexandra 
Andersson, Dr David 
Barnes, Miss Claudia 
Barraclough, Dr Dong 
Beamish, Dr Emma 
Bronowska, Prof Agnieszka Katarzyna 
Byun, Dr Hyang-Min 
Calimport, Dr Stuart 
Calverley, Em P Peter 
Charles, Dr James 
Chiewchengchol, Dr Direkrit 
Chiu, Dr David 
Clarke, Prof Ronald 
Crompton, Prof Robin 
Deehan, Prof David John    
Demetriou, Dr Philippos 
Dhowre, Dr Hala 
Edge, Mrs Ann 
Eldridge, Mr Paul 
Frankland, Mrs Helen 
Gale, Prof Jeremy    
Gallagher, Em P James 
Genga, Mr Eugene 
Gunther, Dr Michael 

Post Graduate Students

Alawadhi, Mrs Eman PhD Student 
Alhashmi, Mr Mohammad PhD Student 
Alkharabsheh, Mr Sahem PhD Student 
Avelar, Mr Roberto PhD Student 
Balaskas, Mr Panagiotis PhD Student 
Bilir, Miss Emine Kubra PhD student 
Carslake, Mr Harry PhD Student  0151 795 6166 
Barrow, Miss Megan PhD Student 
Davison, Mr Andrew PhD Student 
de Sousa Brito, Miss Francesca Manuela PhD Student 
Duffield, Mr Stephen PhD Student 
Eagle, Mr Mark PhD Student 
Ehrle, Miss Anna PhD Student 
Frost, Miss Stephanie Postgraduate Student 
Ghanameh, Ms Zain PhD student 
Seery, Mrs Sarah PhD Student 
Hughes, Mr Andrew PhD Student 
Hughes, Miss Juliette PhD Student 
Janvier, Mr Adam PhD Student 
Johnson, Miss Emily PhD Student 
Johnson, Miss Kirsty PhD Student   
Khedr, Dr Milad PhD Student 
Lee, Miss Katie PhD Student  0151 795 6006 
Lewis, Miss Niamh PhD Student 
Lim, Miss Jacqueline Siew Yeen PhD Student 
Lipreri, Dr Giulia PhD Student 
Malalana Martínez, Mr Fernando PhD Student 
Meschis, Miss Maria Martina PhD Student 
Morgan, Dr Rhiannon PhD Student 
Norman, Mr Brendan PhD Student   
Ramos Mucci, Mr Lorenzo PhD Student 
Rocchigiani, Mr Guido PhD Student 
Rothwell, Mr Paul 
Schnauffer, Ms Karen PhD Student 
Scotto di Mase, Mr Michele PhD Student 
Shorter, Miss Emily PhD Student 
Smagul, Mr Aibek PhD Student 
Tatum, Mrs Rebecca PhD Student 
Zaripova, Ms Lina PhD Student 
Zhao, Dr Sizheng PhD Student 
Zimmer, Mr Christoph PhD Student 


Brown, Dr Emily Clinical Research Fellow  0151 529 6464  
Camp, Dr Ariel Postdoctoral Research Fellow  0151 794 9318 
Celik, Dr Numan Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Charles, Dr James Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Cudejko, Dr Tomasz Postdoctoral Research Associate   
De Almeida Lopes, Miss Ines Research Assistant (Database Curator)   
Farooq, Mrs Zoya Research Assistant   
Kanakis, Dr Ioannis Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Marek, Dr Ryan Postdoctoral Research Associate 
O'Brien, Dr Fiona Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Olesen, Miss Mie Marie Curie Early Stage Research Associate   
Palmer, Dr Daniel Bioinformatician 
Raina, Dr Priyanka Postdoctoral Research Associate   
Soriano Arroquia, Dr Ana Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Stretton, Dr Clare Postdoctoral Research Associate   

Post Graduate Students

Abdul Kadir, Miss Lina PhD Student 
Alkahtani, Ms Miral PhD Student 
Allen, Ms Alexandra PhD Student 
Ashwin, Miss Helen PhD Student 
Avelar, Mr Roberto PhD Student 
Bardell, Mr David PhD Student 
Bin Rahmat Sam, Mr Mohd Fuad PhD Student 
Boonarpha, Mr Nattapon PhD Student 
Chatsirisupachai, Mr Kasit PhD Student 
Chen, Mr Kunqi PhD Student 
Cotton, Miss Caroline PhD Student 
Curtis, Mr Rory PhD Student 
Davison, Mr Andrew PhD Student 
Dawood, Mrs Nihad PhD Student 
de Sousa Brito, Miss Francesca Manuela PhD Student 
Edogbanya, Mr Unekwu-Ojo Jacob PhD Student 
Giakoumaki, Ms Ifigeneia PhD Student 
Goh, Ms Colleen PhD Student 
Grant, Miss Barbara PhD Student 
Guest, Mr Lewis PhD Student 
Haidar, Mr Omar PhD Student 
Hemmings, Miss Kay PhD Student 
Humphreys, Mr Craig PhD Student 
Hussein, Dr Ahmed PhD Student 
Janvier, Mr A PhD Student   
Maher, Miss Alice PhD Student 
Manson, Miss Amy PhD Student 
Marek, Mr Ryan PhD Student 
Marrin, Mr John PhD Student 
Norman, Miss Juliette PhD Student 
Olesen, Miss Mie PhD Student   
Owen, Mr Euan PhD Student 
Richards, Mr Ian PhD Student 
Rogers, Miss Eve PhD Student 
Roskell, Miss Clare PhD Student 
Sarumi, Miss Haolat Damilola PhD Student 
Scalabrin, Mr Mattia PhD Student 
Scotto di Mase, Mr Michele PhD Student 
Shigdar, Mr Shah PhD Student 
Thomas, Mr Neil PhD Student 
Vickerton, Miss Paula PhD Student  0151 794 5486 
Webster, Miss Emma PhD Student