School of Biomedical Sciences

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Professor Loranne Agius
Professor of Metabolic Biochemistry

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7033

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3838

Dr Phillip Aldridge
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3218

Julie Alexander
PA to Head of School

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7678

Professor Simi Ali
Professor of Immunobiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7158

Professor James Allan
Professor of Cancer Genetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4435

Dr Dean Allerton
Sport and Exercise Science Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3838

Dr Kai Alter
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8394

Professor Quentin Anstee
Professor of Experimental Hepatology & Consultant Hepatologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7012

Dr Catherine Arden
Newcastle University Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3868

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Telephone: 0191 2087545

Professor Caroline Austin
Professor of Molecular Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8864

Dr Christopher Bacon
Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Haematopathology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4404

Professor Stuart Baker
Professor of Movement Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8764

Dr Robert Barber
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 208 8776 (PA)

Gabrielle Bell
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 2087437 ext: 85809

Dr Debra Bevitt
Head of School of Biomedical Sciences

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3580

Professor Mark Birch-Machin
(1) Associate Dean of Business Development and Commercial interface (2) Professor of Molecular Dermatology (3) Deputy Degree Programme Director MRes (Biotechnology) (4) Co-Founder:Genesis Genomics (now Mitomics) Inc (5) Co-Founder PB Bioscience Ltd

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5841

Professor Andrew Blamire
Deputy Dean of Translational Research & Professor of Magnetic Resonance Physics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1153

Dr David Bolam
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8711

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3112

Dr SarahJayne Boulton
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5490

Dr David Bourn
Associate Lecturer


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8760

Dr Kelly Bowden Davies
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: Internal extension 88311

Dr Paul Brennan
Associate Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8748

Dr Colin Brown
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7036

Dr Jeremy Brown
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7470

Professor Sir John Burn
Professor of Clinical Genetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8734

Professor Jane Calvert
Dean of Undergraduate Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7192

Dr Thomas Chadwick
Clinical Trials Statistician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6039

Dr Peter Chater
Innovation Fellow

Dr Timothy Cheek
Reader in Cell Signalling

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7010

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8028

Dr Tom Clifford
Teaching Fellow in Sport&Exercise Nutrit

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Telephone: 0191 088 311

Professor Steven Clifford
Director of the Northern Institute for Cancer Research & Professor of Molecular Paediatric Oncology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2239 (Dominic Lamb, PA)

Dr Gavin Clowry
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5981

Dr Emma Cockburn
Lecturer Sport and Exercise Physiology

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Telephone: 0191 20 88311

Dr Simon Cockell
Senior Experimental Scientific Officer (BSU)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7253

Dr Kelly Coffey
Prostate Cancer UK Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4334

Dr Lynne Corner
Director of Engagement

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1309

Dr David Cousins
MRC Clinician Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2081364

Dr Ian Cowell
Staff Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7677

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4415

Gavin Cuthbert
Associate Lecturer

Professor Ann Daly
Professor of Pharmacogenetics and Associate Dean for Internationalisation (Faculty of Medical Sciences)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7031

Dr Richard Daniel
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3239

Dr Owen Davies
Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7371

Dr Alison Day
Research Associate


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7444

Jan Deckers
Senior Lecturer in Health Care Ethics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3340

Professor Christopher Dennison
Professor of Biological Chemistry

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7127

Dr Paul Donaghy
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Yvette Drew
Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 21 38476

Dr Rachel Duncan
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Ageing Research in Primary Care

Dr Christopher Eggett
Senior Lecturer, Deputy Dean, Post Graduate Taught Programmes, Faculty of Medical Sciences

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2441

Professor David Elliott
Professor of Genetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8694

Professor T. Martin Embley
Professor of Evolutionary Molecular Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7702

John Emslie
Guest Status

Professor Jane Endicott
Prof of Cancer Structural Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4422

Dr Stephen Erhorn
Associate Lecturer

Linda Errington
Medical Sciences Librarian

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8905

Professor Jeff Errington
Director of the Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology (CBCB)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3235

Dr Teresinha Evangelista
Clinical Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 241 8617

Dr Lindsey Ferrie
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7668

Professor Andrew Fisher
Dean of Clinical Medicine and Professor of Respiratory Transplant Medicine

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7067


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8828

Dr Brook Galna
Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1246

Dr Sasha Gartside
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7633

Dr Luke Gaughan
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4360

Dr Andrew Gennery
Clinical Reader/Consultant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 5234

Professor Harry Gilbert
Strategic Research Adviser

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8800

Dr Michael Gray
Reader in Cellular Physiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2779

Dr Alison Gregory
Senior Teaching Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7598

Kerry Grenfell
Data Input Assistant

Karen Griffiths
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7990

Dr Judith Hall
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8346

Emeritus Professor Andy Hall
Associate Dean of Bioresources


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7161

Professor Barbara Hanratty
Prof of Primary Care & Public Health

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1121

Professor Colin Harwood
Professor of Molecular Microbiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3221

Professor Olaf Heidenreich
Professor of Molecular Haematology

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Telephone: ++44 191-246-4365

Professor Deborah Henderson
Professor of Cardiac Development

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8644

Professor Mary Herbert
Professor of Reproductive Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 213 8213

Rachel Hewson
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 208 8265

Adele Hick
Assistant Teaching Support Co-ordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7775

Professor Jonathan Higgins
Professor of Eukaryotic Molecular Cell Biology and Deputy Dean of Research and Innovation

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7431

Dr Catharien Hilkens
Reader in Immunotherapy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8026

Professor Barry Hirst
Professor of Cellular Physiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6993

Professor Robert Hirt
Professor of Evolutionary Parasitology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6963

Dr Seamus Holden
Sir Henry Dale Fellow (Group leader)

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Telephone: +44(0)1912083230

Dr Kieren Hollingsworth
Senior Lecturer in Magnetic Resonance Physics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1250

Professor Philip Home
Professor of Diabetes Medicine

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Telephone: +44 191 208 7019 (Helen Lidis)

Professor Rita Horvath
Professor of Neurogenetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8855

Dr Alison Howard
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7772

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7244

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3609

Megan Hughes
Laboratory Support Technician

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Telephone: 0191 208 7878

Professor Anya Hurlbert
Professor of Visual Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7638

Lesley Innes
Teaching Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6622

Alex Inskip
Senior Library Assistant

Professor Julie Irving
Professor of Experimental Haematology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2234

Professor Andrew Jackson
Professor of Neural Interfaces

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6685

Professor Carol Jagger
AXA Prof of Epidemiology of Ageing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1117

Dr David Jamieson
Senior Research Associate

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Professor Tom Joyce
Professor of Orthopaedic Engineering

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6214

Dr Sarah Judge
Staff Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7016

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8043

Professor Eileen Kaner
Professor of Public Health & Primary Care Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7884

Dr Neil Keegan
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3678

Dr Niall Kenneth
IRES Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 2085096

Professor Brendan Kenny
Professor of Medical Microbiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7960

Dr Anjam Khan
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7066

Professor John Kirby
Dean of PG Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7057

Dr Andrew Knight
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7062

Dr Viktor Korolchuk
Reader in Molecular Cell Biology

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Telephone: +44(0)191 208 1221

Professor Jeremy Lakey
Professor of Structural Biochemistry

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8865

Dr Beth Lawry
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 208 7545

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5729

Dr Mark Levasseur
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3481

Professor Rick Lewis
Prof of Structural Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5482

Professor Robert Lightowlers
Director, ICaMB and Professor of Molecular Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8028

Professor John Loughlin
Prof of Musculoskeletal Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8988

Professor Penny Lovat
Professor of Cellular Dermatology and Oncology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7170

Professor John Lunec
Gillespie Prof of Molecular Oncology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4420

Professor David Lydall
Professor of Genome Stability

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5318

Helen Maitland
Senior Pastoral Tutor (MBBS)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3672

Professor Jelena Mann
Professor of Epigenetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5902

Professor Derek Mann
Dean of Research & Innovation (Non-Clin)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3851

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8520

Dr Kevin Marchbank
Reader in Complement Therapeutics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5998

Dr Laura Maringele
Lecturer (Genome Instability)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2088146

Dr Helen Mason
Teaching Fellow

Dr Steven Masson
Associate Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 244 8567

Professor John Mathers
Professor of Human Nutrition

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1133

Professor Fiona Matthews
Professor of Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1120

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1204

Dr Felicity May
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4417

Dr Ciaron McAnulty
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Professor Elaine McColl
Professor of Health Service Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7260

Dr Richard McNally
Reader in Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1356

Dr Richard McQuade
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2082362

Professor Andrew Mellor
Prof of Translational Immunology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8503

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7664

Dr Katarzyna Mickiewicz
Research Associate

Professor Anthony Moorman
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2238

Professor Brian Morgan
Professor of Yeast Molecular Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7694

Dr Christopher Morris
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5827

Dr Nick Morris
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8801

Professor Paula Moynihan
Prof of Nutrition & Oral Health

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8241

Dr Heath Murray
Professor of Bacterial Genetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3233

Professor Julia Newton
Medical Director - Academic Health Science Network - North East & North Cumbria; Deputy Medical Director - Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Clinical Professor of Ageing & Medicine

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8335

Professor Martin Noble
Prof of Biom Struct & Anticanc Drug Des

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4466

Professor Fiona Oakley
Prof of Fibrosis Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3852

Shannon Parkins-Hunt
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 208 8200

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8442

Dr Joao Passos
Reader in Biology of Ageing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1222

Dr Debra Patten
Director in Anatomy and Clinical Skills & Senior Lecturer in Anatomy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7292

Professor Mark Pearce
Professor of Applied Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1355

Professor Jeffrey Pearson
Professor of Molecular Physiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6996

Professor Neil Perkins
Prof of Gene Exp & Signalling

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8866

Professor Christopher Petkov
Professor in Comparative Neuropsychology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3467

Professor Marion Petrie
Professor of Behavioural Ecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1113

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Telephone: :+44 (0)191 208 1105

Professor Janet Quinn
Professor of Eukaryotic Microbiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7434

Dr Claudia Racca
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8716

Dr Vikki Rand
Bloodwise Senior Bennett Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4437

Professor Judith Rankin
Prof Maternal & Perinatal Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5267

Professor Adrian Rees
Professor of Auditory Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6956

Dr Amy Reeve
Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6150

Dr Julia Reichelt
Visiting Lecturer

Dr Gary Robinson
Senior Lecturer in Sports & Clinical Psy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6176

Professor Craig Robson
Professor of Molecular Urology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4426

Professor Lynn Rochester
Professor of Human Movement Science and Director of Clinical Ageing Research Unit

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1291

Professor Helen Rodgers
Clin Prof of Stroke Care

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 20 86779

Dr Lisa Russell
Newcastle University Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2235

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6282

Dr Paula Salgado
Lecturer in Macromolecular Crystallography

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Telephone: 01912087432

Dr Gabriele Saretzki
Lecturer in Ageing Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1214

Professor John Sayer
Clin Prof of Renal Medicine

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8608

Dr Michael Schmid
Senior Lecturer in Systems Neuroscience

Dr Claudia Schneider
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7708

Dr Evelyne Sernagor
Reader in Developmental Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8541/8686

Dr Daryl Shanley
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1105

Professor Linda Sharp
Professor of Cancer Epidemiology

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Telephone: 0191 208 6275

Professor James Shaw
Professor of Regenerative Medicine for Diabetes and Honorary Consultant Physician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7019

Dr Mohammed Shoaib
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7839

Vanessa Simblett
Teaching Support Coordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7437

Karen Skelton
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 208 6953

Polly Smith
Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 84739

Professor Falko Sniehotta
Prof Behaviour Medicine & Health Psychol

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3815

Dr Demetris Soteropoulos
Lecturer (Motor Systems Neuroscience)

Sarah Stansfield
Sport and Exercise Science Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3838

David Steel
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 5699065

Professor Emma Stevenson
Prof of Sport & Exercise Science

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7865

Dr Gordon Strathdee
Lecturer in Genome Instability

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Telephone: 0191 2084397

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8446

Professor Michael Taggart
Chair of Reproductive Sciences

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Telephone: +44 (0191) 208 6988

Dr John-Paul Taylor
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

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Professor Robert Taylor
Professor of Mitochondrial Pathology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3685

Dr Ruben Thanacoody
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Professor David Thwaites
Professor of Epithelial Physiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8559

Sam Townsley
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: 01912084738

Professor Michael Trenell
Director; NIHR Innovation Observatory

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2258

Professor Andrew Trevelyan
Professor of Network Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5732

Dr Ellen Tullo
Lecturer: Ageing Education

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Dr Alison Tyson-Capper
Faculty Postgraduate Tutor (Associate Dean); Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7156

Professor Luke Vale
Health Foundation Chair in Health Economics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5590

Ross Valentine
Teaching Technician


Telephone: 0191 2083838

Dr Elizabeth Veal
Reader in Molecular Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7596/7444 (lab)

Professor Gareth Veal
Professor of Cancer Pharmacology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4332

Professor Waldemar Vollmer
Prof of Bacterial Biochemistry

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3216

Dr Kevin Waldron
University Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7369

Professor Mark Walker
Professor of Molecular Diabetic Medicine

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4661

Professor Richard Walker
Consultant Physician (Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust) and Honorary Professor of Ageing and International Health (Newcastle University)

Email:
Telephone: 0191 293 2709

Dr Xiao Wang
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8792

Dr Christopher Ward
Senior Lecturer; Respiratory Medicine

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Telephone: 0191 2088460

Dr Nick Watkins
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6991

Dr Carys Watts
Senior Lecturer (Enterprise)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6973

Professor Steve Wedge
Prof of Stratified Cancer Med Discovery

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4418

Dr Andreas Werner
Reader in Molecular Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6990

Dr Daniel West
Newcastle University Research Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 2087076

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5264

Dr Simon Whitehall
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5989

Dr Simon Wilkinson
Staff Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8537

Dr Elaine Willmore
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4447

Peter Wood
Laboratory Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3838

Dr Michael Wright
Associate Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8738

Professor Matthew Wright
Professor of Toxicology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7094

Professor David Young
Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8831

Dr Yulia Yuzenkova
Royal Society University Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3225