Faculty of Medical Sciences

Staff Profile

Kimberley Down

NIHR CRN CC Theme General Manager


Kim is the Manager of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network National Specialty Cluster E. She works with the UK clinical leadership in the areas of ageing, dementia and neurodegenerative diseases, neurological disorders and genetics. The aim of her work is to increase interest in research and support clinical research in those areas.

She contributes to the national strategic and operational support of clinical leadership across the specialties. That support enables clinical leaders to drive forward the development, delivery and realisation of high quality research which provides benefits for the health and well-being of patients and carers.

She also supports initiatives that enhance the engagement of  external & internal stakeholders. She also works at a national level on projects to encourage and utilise emerging technologies and innovations in the NIHR CRN.