Institute of Cellular Medicine

Staff Profile

Professor Stephen Robson

Professor of Fetal Medicine

Background

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


School of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Board, Northern Deanery
Women's Services Directorate
Clinical Director, Clinical Research Network (North East & North Cumbria)
Clinical Research Network Funding Board
National Specialty Group, Reproductive Health & Childbirth
Specialty Group, Reproductive Health & Childbirth
NUTH NIHR Financial Management Group                                                                                                                  Medical Editor, NHS Choices (HSCIC)
Editor, High Risk Pregnancy. Management Options. 6th edition. Elsevier
Chair, Wellbeing of Women Research Advisory Committee                                                                                    Wellbeing of Women Trustees                                                                                                                                       RCOG Subspecialty Training Programme Assessor for Fetal Medicine
Clinical Reference Group Complex Obstetrics, National Specialist Commissioning                                                        PHE National Child & Maternal (ChiMAT) Health Intelligence Network, Maternity & Neonatal Expert Reference Group  National Congenital Anomaly & Rare Disease Registration Service (NCARDS) Expert Clinical & Scientific Panel
Society for Gynecologic Investigation                                                                                                                            British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society                                                                                                             Gynaecological Visiting Society                                                                                                                                      Association of Obstetric Anaesthetists

Honours and Awards

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

Research

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).

Publications