Institute of Genetic Medicine

Our Staff

Staff

Here you will find an alphabetical list of all the staff working within the Institute.

Kirsten Allanson
Research Officer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8848

Kathleen Allinson
Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8671

Dr Bilal Alobaidi
Research Technician

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Professor Lyle Armstrong
Professor of Cellular Reprogramming

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8695

Dr Maria Arques Mengual
Research Associate

Professor Helen Arthur
Professor of Cardiovascular Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8648

Dr Magomet Aushev
Research Associate (Scientific Officer)

Dr Dorota Badowska
RD-Connect Science Comm & Impact Coord

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8624

Dr Kate Bailey
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8653

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8764

Dr Rita Barresi
Honorary Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 0842

Dr Matthew Barter
Research Associate - Molecular Rheumatol

Email:
Telephone: 01912418626

Dr Karim Bennaceur
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8612

Adrian Blackburn
Biobank Technician


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8834

Dr Alison Blain
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8833

Dr Veronika Boczonadi
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8818

Dr Sanja Bojic
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 2418817

Dr Gillian Borthwick
National Research Coordinator, NIHR Genetics Specialty Group & Collaborative Group for Genetics in Healthcare

Email:
Telephone: 22-8613 (0191 241 8613)

Professor Michael Briggs
Professor of Skeletal Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8820

Joanne Bullivant
Myotubular Myopathy Patient Registry Project Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8640

Professor Sir John Burn
Professor of Clinical Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8734

David Burns
Research Associate

Dr Florence Burte
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: 01912418818

Professor Katherine Bushby
Act. Res.Chair of Neuromuscular Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8757

Paul Cairns
Manager of Functional Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8641

Phillip Cammish
UK FSHD & DM Patient Registry Project Manager

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8605

Dr Bill Chaudhry
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8681

Dr Timothy Cheetham
Reader in Paediatric Endocrinology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 9562

Dr YuZhu Cheng
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8646

Dr Svetlana Cherlin
Research Associate

Dr Louise Coats
Clinical Intermediate Fellow/Hon Consult

Dr Joseph Collin
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8857

Professor Che Connon
Professor of Tissue Engineering

Email:
Telephone: T: 0191 241 8623 M: 0793 1093 063

Professor Heather Cordell
Professor of Statistical Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8669

Daniel Cox
Senior Biobank & Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8834

Moira Crosier
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8690

Dr Ann Curtis
Honorary Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8772

Caroline Dalgliesh
Research Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8653

Dr Rebecca Darlay
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8692

Rebecca Davis
Clinical Research Project Manager

John Dawson
Communication + Data Helpdesk Coord

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8624

Jacqui Dobor
Research Secretary

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418639

Dr Nathalie Doorenweerd
Research Associate

Dr Jennifer Duff
Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8818

Dr Ingrid Ehrmann
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8685

Dr Lorraine Eley
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8653

Professor David Elliott
Professor of Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8694

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 241 8630

Dr Monica Ensini
Senior Research Associate

Dr Teresinha Evangelista
Clinical Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8617

Dr Adrian Falconer
Research Associate

Roberto Fernandez Torron
Clinical Research Associate

Professor Francisco Figueiredo
Honorary Clinical Professor

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 5582

Katherine Frith
Clinical Research Administrator

Katja Gassner
Research Technician

Beth Gibson
Research Assistant

Dr Michele Giunta
Research Associate

Dr Tiago Gomes Bernardino Gomes
Visiting Clinical Researcher

Professor Tim Goodship
Strategic Research Adviser


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8632

Liz Greally
Research Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8833

Dr Helen Griffin
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8692

Dr Michela Guglieri
Research Fellow/Honorary Consultant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8606

Michael Hails
Web Development Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8659

Dr Dean Hallam
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8817

Dr Lizzie Harris
Guest Status

Anne Haselhurst
Accountancy Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8642

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8876

Victoria Hedley
RD-ACTION Thematic Coordinator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8624 (Direct)

Professor Deborah Henderson
Professor of Cardiac Development

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8644

Professor Mary Herbert
Professor of Reproductive Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 213 8213

Emma Heslop
DMD Clinical Research Hub Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8621

Birthe Hilgen
Research Associate

Heather Hilsden
Project Manager Jain Foundation Natural History Study

Email:
Telephone: 241 8941

Lisa Hodgson
Senior Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8673

Professor Rita Horvath
Professor of Neurogenetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8855

Rachel Howarth
Research Technician

Dr Richard Howey
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8692

Dr Gavin Hudson
Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8650

Raf Hussain
Research Technician


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8653

Lucy Imber
Clerical Assistant to Prof Hanns Lochmüller

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8617

Dr Michael Jackson
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8677

Robert Jackson
Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8678

Tamanna Jeewon
Research Technician

Minjin Jeong
Research Assistant

Donna Job
Project Administrator

Email:
Telephone: +44(0) 191 241 8607

Dr Katherine Johnson
Research Associate

Debra Jones
Technical Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418620


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8615

Dr Janet Kerwin
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 241 8646

Professor Majlinda Lako
Prof of Stem Cell Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8688

Mahdi Lamb
Research Assistant

Becca Leary
EURO-NMD Project Manager

Email:
Telephone: 8839

Joanne Lee
Post Marketing Registry Project Assistan

Hua Lin
Research Assistant


Telephone: 0191 208 7075

Professor Susan Lindsay
Prof of Human Dev Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8656

Dr Steven Lisgo
HDBR Resource Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8646

Dr Lisa Lister
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 213 8219

Dr David Llobet-Navas
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: : +44(0) 191 241 8631

Lynne Longstaff
NIHR Communications Administrator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8824

Professor John Loughlin
Prof of Musculoskeletal Research

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8988

Dr Guy MacGowan
Hon Clin Reader in Heart Failure

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 223 1546

Dr John Mansfield
Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 0135

Dr Ricardo Martins Gouveia
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +441912418852

Amy McAllister
PA to Professor Sir John Burn

Email:
Telephone: 01912418794

Dr Grace McMacken
Clinical Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: 01912418653

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8856

Dr Colin Miles
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8699

Dr Elisa Molinari
Research Associate

Leanne Morrison
Deputy Institute Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8696

Dr Juliane Mueller
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8818

Dr Jennifer Munkley
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8685

Benjamin Munro
Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8818

Professor Alison Murdoch
Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Head of Department

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 213 8213

Dr Alexander Murphy
Clinical Research Associate

Dr Lindsay Murphy
Registry Programme Manager Curator

Hannah Murray
International Liaison & Comms Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8839

Michelle Murray
Technician

Dr Irina Neganova
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8817

Dr Irina Neganova
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8817

Lorna Nelson
Institute Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418633

Dr Nikoletta Nikolenko
Clinical Research Associate

Nicole O'Connor
GNE Project Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8858

Lynne Overman
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8685

Dr Andrew Owens
Reader in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8859

Dr Anne Oyewole
Post-marketing Registry Coordinator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8839

Avril Palmeri
RD-Connect Project Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8659

Ioanna Pangou
Research Technician

Email:

Dr Brendan Payne
Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5295

Professor Simon Pearce
Prof of Endocrinology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8674

Anna Peel
Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8649

Dr Petros Perros
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 202 090

Dr Heiko Peters
Guest Status

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8698

Lauren Phillips
Technician


Telephone: (+44) 191 241 8834

Dr Katarzyna Pirog
Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44(0) 191 241 8816

Dr Oksana Pogoryelova
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8640

Dr Angela Pyle
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8818

Dr Rachel Queen
Experimental Scientific Officer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8692

Dr Richard Quinton
Consultant/Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 4635

Dr Marta Radwan
Marie Sklodowska-Curie GF Fellow

Dr Neil Rajan
Wellcome Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8813

Dr Simon Ramsbottom
Kidney Research UK Post-doctoral Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8612

Dr Salman Razvi
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8838

Lynn Reed
Study Coordinator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8874

Dr Sarah Rice
Research Associate

Dr Gavin Richardson
Newcastle Uni Research Fellow (Cardio)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8615

Anthony Riley
Support Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8665

Dr Amanda Robe-Bolam
Project Manager

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8858

Agata Robertson
Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8649

Dr Ruth Rodriguez Barrueco
Marie Curie Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44(0) 191 241 8631

Dr Andreas Roos
Scientific Officer (Neuromuscular Group)

Professor Drew Rowan
Professor of Molecular Rheumatology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8821/7541

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8693

Dr Adrian Santos
Research Associate

Professor John Sayer
Clin Prof of Renal Medicine

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8608

Trish Sewell
Finance & Research Support Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8691

Dr Harsh Sheth
Research Associate

Email:

Paul Sidney
Institute Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8678

Linda Sneddon
Genetic Research Nurse

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 223 1522

Dr Sally Spendiff
Research Associate

Professor Ioakim Spyridopoulos
Prof of Cardiovascular Gerontology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8675

David Steel
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 5699065

Dr Hannah Steele
Clinical Research Associate

Email:

Professor Konstantinos Stellos
Prof of Cardiovascular Medicine & Epitranscriptomics

Email:

Dr Julia Stickland
Project Manager GNE Clinical Research

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418858

Dr Katja Storch
Clinical Research Associate

Professor Volker Straub
Harold Macmillan Professor of Medicine

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8655

Helen Sutherland
Data Manager

Dr Stephen Swioklo
Research Associate

Email:

Julie Taggart
Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418720

Professor Michael Taggart
Chair of Reproductive Sciences

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0191) 208 6988

Dr Yuko Takeda
Research Associate

Rachel Thompson
RD-Connect Data and Communications Platform Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 241 8621

Dr Winnie Tong
Associate Researcher

Dr Ana Topf
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8653

Maria Tselepi
Research Technician

Dr Dimitra Tsompani
Research Associate

Dr Simon Tual-Chalot
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8690

Catherine Turner
DMD Programme Coordinator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8659

Sarah Urquhart
Vision-DMD Project Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 86 49

Dr Henriette van Ruiten
Clinical Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2418611

Dr Ingrid Verhaart
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8605

Clare Vint
Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8616

Professor Josef Vormoor
Sir James Spence Prof of Child Health

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1357

Dr Anna Walaszczyk
Research Associate

Professor Brian Walker
PVC, Research Strategy & Resources

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 208 7701

Rachael Watson
Technician

Email:

Dr David Wilkinson
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8689

Libby Wood
RD-Connect Project Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8659

Dr Michael Wright
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8738

Dr Laura Yates
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4917

Professor David Young
Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8831

Wayne Younger
Institute Administrator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8868

Dr Patrick Yu Wai Man
Visiting Clinical Researcher

Dr Min Yu
Research Associate

Dr Darin Zerti
Research Associate