Professor Stephen Robson
Professor of Fetal Medicine

  • Email: s.c.robson@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 4132
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 5066
  • Address: Institute of Cellular Medicine
    Uterine Cell Signalling Group
    3rd Floor, William Leech Building
    The Medical School
    Newcastle University
    NE2 4HH

Qualifications

MB BS
MRCOG
MD (Newcastle)

Roles and Responsibilities 

Consultant in Fetal Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Previous Positions

Lecturer, RPMS Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London
RCOG Training Fellow in Fetal Medicine, University College Hospital, London
Senior Lecturer, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Memberships

Executive Committee, School of Surgical & Reproductive Sciences
Research Committee, School of Surgical & Reproductive Sciences
Specialty Training Committee Executive (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), Northern Deanery
Obstetric and Gynaecological Directorate
Directorate of Women's Services Clinical Improvement Group
Northern Fetal and Maternal Medicine Group
Directorate Research Group
North of Tyne Antenatal Screening Implementation Group
Neonatal Intensive Care Review Group, Northern Region
Editor, Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review
Editorial Board, Obstetric Anaesthesia Digest
NORCAS Research Committee
MRC Expert Panel of Research Training Referees (Cardiovascular & Reproductive Biology, Endocrinology & Metabolism)
Joint Training Committee of the RCOG and FFPRHC
RCOG Educational Board
Chairman, RCOG Subspecialty Committee
RCOG Subspecialty Training Programme Assessor for Fetal Medicine
Antenatal Care Guideline Development Group. National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health
BCSH Transfusion Task Force Working Party on Anti-D
Pre-eclampsia Community Guideline Development Group
Medical Advisory Board, Action on Preeclampsia
British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society Executive Committee
Chairman, British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society Training Committee
International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy
Society for Gynecologic Investigation

Honours and Awards

Frank Stabler Award - Newcastle and Northern Medical Society, 1984
London Obstetric & Gynaecological Society Shield - Victor Bonney Society 1991

Funding

Joint MRC/Wellcome Trust funded Strategic grant. £275,276 with Prof T Strachan, Dr S Lindsay & Dr D Wilson (1999).
Joint MRC/Wellcome Trust funded Strategic grant. £284,853 with Prof T Strachan, Dr S Lindsay & Dr D Wilson (1999).
Wellcome Trust 2-year Project grant. £78,352 with Dr N Europe-Finner (1999).
Newcastle University Hospitals Special Trustees one-year Project grant. £33,600 with Prof F.C. Campbell (1999).
Action Research 3-year Project Grant. £111,819 with Dr F Lyall and Dr J Bulmer (1999).
NHS R&D 3-year Project grant. £296,417 with Dr J Hewison, Dr S Sturgiss, Dr D Howel, Mr P McNamee (2000).
Bio Products Laboratory 3-year Project grant. £700,637 (2000).
Dr William Edmund Harker Foundation 3-year Studentship. £53,876 with Dr R Searle and Dr J Bulmer (2001).
Wellcome Trust 3-year project grant. £221,674 with Dr N Europe-Finner (2001).
Action Research 2-year project grant. £93,569 with Dr N Europe-Finner (2001).
Obstetric Anaesthetic Association 1-year project grant. £35,100 with Dr R Fernando (2001).
NHS R&D 2-year Research Training Fellowship. £79,000 with Professor S Bond (2001).
Fetal Medicine Foundation 2-year project grant. £30,000 with Dr D Hughes (2001).
Obstetric Anaesthetic Assocation 1-year project grant. £10,000 with Dr D Hughes (2001).
Wellcome Trust 3-year project grant. £166,621 with Dr N Europe-Finner (2001).
Action Research 2-year project grant. £85,412 with Dr N Europe-Finner (2002).
MRC & Wellcome Trust 5-year programme grant. £1,080,273 with Prof T Strachan, Dr S Lindsay, Prof A Copp and Prof C Rodeck (2002).
Wellcome Trust 3-year project grant. £282,607 with Dr G Whitley, Dr J Aplin, Dr J Cartwright and Prof P Baker (2002).
Newcastle Healthcare Charity 2-year project grant. £55,000 with Dr J Rankin (2003).
Wallac Oy (Perkin Elmer Life Sciences) 2-year project grant. £94,562 with Prof L Poston (2003).
Wellcome Trust (via Kings College London)2-year project grant. £43,018 with Prof L Poston and Prof A Shennan (2004).
BBSRC 3-year project grant. £319,580 with Dr J Bulmer, Dr R Searle, Dr G Lash (2004).
Health Technology Assessment 3-year project grant. £622,014 with Dr M Deverill, Prof C May, Prof J Hewison, Dr D Mansour and Dr D Howel (2004).
Obstetric Anaesthetic Association 1-year project grant. £14,480 with Dr V Bythell and Dr N Steen (2004).
Wellbeing 3-year project grant. £100,000 with Prof K Khan, Dr A Coomarasamy and Prof J Kleijnen (2004).
Action Medical Research 3-year porject grant. £142,083 with Prof GN Europe-Finner and Mr AL Loughney (2005).
Tiny Lives 2-year project grant. £51,949 with Dr N Embleton, Dr J Rankin, Prof E Haimes and Dr R Graham (2005).
BBSRC 3-year project grant. £704,767 with Dr J Bulmer, Dr R Searle and Dr G Lash (2007).
Newcastle Healthcare Charity 1-year project grant. £26,000 with Dr A Meeson (2007).