Institute of Genetic Medicine

Our Staff

Staff

Alphabetical list of all staff working within the Institute of Genetic Medicine.

Kathleen Allinson
Research Technician

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

Dr Bilal Alobaidi
Research Technician

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Professor Robert Anderson
Honorary Visiting Professor

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 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
Research Technician (Microb. Genetics)

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8834

Dr Alison Blain
Research Associate

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

Dr Veronika Boczonadi
Experimental Scientific Officer

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

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Paul Cairns
Manager of Functional Genetics

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

Edvinas Cerniauskas
Research Assistant

Sarah Charlton
Research Assistant

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 Valeria Chichagova
Associate Researcher

Dr Louise Coats
Clinical Intermediate Fellow and Honorary Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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

Sarah Cowlard
Admin Assistant

Email: Sarah.cowlard@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8853

Daniel Cox
JWMDRC Biobank Manager & Senior Research Technician

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Moira Crosier
Research Associate

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

Dr David Crossland
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Rebecca Crow
Clinical Research Project Manager

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

Joanna Das
EURO-NMD Project Assistant

Ella Dennis
Research Assistant

Jacqui Dobor
Research Secretary

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418639

Dr Jennifer Duff
Technician

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

Trish Dunham
PA to Professor Joris Veltman

Email:
Telephone: 44 (0)191 241 8611

Dr Ingrid Ehrmann
Senior 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 Adrian Falconer
Research Associate

Professor Francisco Figueiredo
Honorary Clinical Professor

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

Katherine Frith
Clinical Research Administrator

Dr Earn Gan
Academic Clinical Lecturer

Email:

Brendan Gogarty
Research Officer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8848

Dr Tiago Gomes Bernardino Gomes
Visiting Clinical Researcher

Professor Tim Goodship
Associate Dean for Clinical Informatics

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Liz Greally
Research Assistant

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

Dr Helen Griffin
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2082796

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
Associate Researcher

Dr Lizzie Harris
Guest Status

Anne Haselhurst
Accountancy Assistant

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

Louise Hastings
Nurse Specialist in Neuromuscular Genetics

Email: Louise.hastings@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8736

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

Victoria Hedley
Rare Disease Policy Manager

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

Heather Hilsden
Project Manager Jain Foundation Natural History Study

Email:
Telephone: 241 8941

Lisa Hodgson
Senior Technician

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

Ines Hofer
Research Technician

Professor Rita Horvath
Professor of Neurogenetics

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

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
GNE Registry Curator

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8605

Hadeel Ismail
Research Technician

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

Dr Cecilia Jimenez Moreno
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 208 3084

Donna Job
Project Administrator

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

Debra Jones
Technical Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418620

Dr Janet Kerwin
Senior Research Associate

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

Dr Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi
Senior Research Associate

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

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

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

Holly Lynn
Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1269

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 Chiara Marini Bettolo
Associate Clinical Researcher

Lily Martin Guillen
Research Technician

Dr Ricardo Martins Gouveia
New Harvest Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +441912418852

Amy McAllister
PA to Professor Sir John Burn

Email:
Telephone: 01912418794

Kevin McEleny
Associate Clinical Lecturer

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 Anna Mitchell
Academic Clinical Lecturer

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

Robert Muni Lofra
Neuromuscular Research Physiotherapist

Email: Robert.Muni-Lofra@newcastle.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8865

Dr Jennifer Munkley
Faculty Fellow

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 Lindsay Murphy
Registry Programme Manager Curator

Hannah Murray
International Liaison & Comms Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8839

Lorna Nelson
Institute Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2418633

Dr Nikoletta Nikolenko
Clinical Research Associate

Nicole O'Connor
SMA Education Co-ordinator

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8858

Dr John O'Sullivan
Associate Clinical Researcher

Lynne Overman
Research Associate

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

Dr Andrew Owens
Honorary Clinical Reader

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8859

Avril Palmeri
RD-Connect Project Assistant

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

Dr Eleanor Parker
Research Associate

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

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

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
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

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2418 626

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

Susan Robinson
Administrator

Email: Susan.robinson@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 0841

Emeritus Professor Drew Rowan
Professor of Molecular Rheumatology

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 Wasay Shaikh Qureshi
Research Associate

Dr Colin Shepherd
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: 0191 241 8672

Michelle Sherriff
Administrative Assistant

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 Tony Sorial
Clinical Fellow in Orthopaedics

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Dr Sabine Specht
Senior Research Associate

Professor Ioakim Spyridopoulos
Prof of Cardiovascular Gerontology

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

Dr Shalabh Srivastava
Associate Clinical Lecturer

David Steel
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 5699065

Professor Konstantinos Stellos
Prof of Cardiovascular Medicine & Epitranscriptomics

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Professor Volker Straub
Harold Macmillan Professor of Medicine

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

Helen Sutherland
Data Manager

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

Jack Thornton
Technician

Dr May Tiet
Clinical Research Associate

Dr Winnie Tong
Associate Researcher

Dr Ana Topf
Senior Research Associate

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

Maria Tselepi
Research Technician

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

Megan Turner
Medical Secretary

Email: megan.turner@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8757

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

Clare Vint
Project Administrator

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

Dr Anna Walaszczyk
Research Associate

Professor Brian Walker
PVC, Research Strategy & Resources

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

Rachael Watson
Teaching Technican

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Dr David Wilkinson
Research Associate

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

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 Darin Zerti
Research Associate