Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Professor Christopher Baldwin

Professor of Biomedical Education

Background

Qualifications

BSc. (Hons) - North East London Polytechnic (1986)
PhD. - London (1992)

Previous Positions

Senior Lecturer in Immunology - Northumbria University
Senior Research Associate - Newcastle University
Research Associate - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Memberships

British Association for Lung Research
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
British Society for Immunology
British Society for Parasitology
Institute of Biomedical Science (Associate member)
Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Research

Research Interests

Immunopathogenesis of extrinsic allergic alveolitis with specific respect to pigeon fanciers' lung.

T cell responses to complex glycoproteins, especially mucins T cell help of B cell responses to complex glycoproteins, especially mucins.

Publications

  • Nademi Z, Todryk S, Baldwin C. Characteristics of antibody responses in Pigeon Fanciers' Lung. Molecular Immunology 2013, 54, 227-232.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE. Exploring the barriers to transnational education in the biosciences. In: HEA Effective Learning in the Biosciences. 2011.
  • Assinder A, Baldwin C, Cane C, Chevins P, Clark K, Dawson M, Deuchars J, Freestone N, Griffin D, Hollingsworth M, Hoope H, Hughes I, BrentIrvine G, Keen M, Lawlor R, Levesley A, Morris N, Pocock T, Testa G, Wood B. Differentiated Learning (stretching the most able). A report of a forum for invited participants sponsored by the Centre for Bioscience, Higher Education Academy. Centre for Bioscience. 2007. Higher Education Academy Forum.
  • Baldwin CI, Allen A, Bourke S, Hounsell E, Calvert JE. Mucin oligosaccharides and pigeon fanciers' lung. In: 7th Jenner Glycobiology and Medicine Symposium. 2004, London: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology: Springer.
  • Bourke SJ, Calvert JE, Baldwin CI, Worthy S. Occupational extrinsic allergic alveolitis. Imaging 2003, 15(1), 23-30.
  • Gennery AR, Cant AJ, Baldwin CI, Calvert JE. Characterization of the impaired antipneumococcal polysaccharide antibody production in immunosuppressed pediatric patients following cardiac transplantation. Journal of Clinical Immunology 2001, 21(1), 43-50.
  • Bourke SJ, Dalphin JC, Boyd G, McSharry C, Baldwin CI, Calvert JE. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: Current Concepts. European Respiratory Journal 2001, 18(32), 81s-92s.
  • Shenton FC, Calvert JE, Allen A, Baldwin CI. Pigeon fanciers’ lung: T cell responses to pigeon intestinal mucin. Immunology 2001, 104, sl, 109.
  • Hounsell EF, Renouf DV, Baldwin C, Calvert J, Allen A, Haavik S. Analysis of mucin glycopeptide structure, function and antigenicity. In: Bara J, Christen, Y and Droy-Lefaix MT, ed. Digestive Mucus: from Research to Clinical Implications. Paris: Irvinn Editions, 2000, pp.87-92.
  • Baldwin CI, Todd A, Bourke S, Allen A. IgG subclass responses to pigeon intestinal mucin in pigeon fancier's lung. European Journal of Medical Research 2000, 5(3), 128.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd A, Bourke S, Allen A. IgG-subklassenantikorper gegun Muzin des Tauben-darms bei Taubenzuchterlunge (IgG subklassenantikorper gegun of mucin in pigeon intestine Taubenzuchterlunge). Allergologie 2000, 23, 50.
  • Wong NKC, Kanu N, Thandrayen N, Rademaker GJ, Baldwin CI, Renouf DV, Hounsell EF. Microassay analyses of protein glycosylation. Molecular Biotechnology 2000, 14(2), 147-155.
  • Wong NKC, Kanu N, Thandrayen N, Rademaker GJ, Baldwin CI, Renouf DV, Hounsell EF. Microassay analyses of protein glycosylation. Molecular Biotechnology 2000, 14(2), 147-155.
  • Calvert JE, Bourke S, Baldwin CI. Pigeon Fancier's Lung. The Racing Pigeon 1999.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Allen A, Hounsell EF. Pigeon fanciers' lung: characterisation of antigenic glycoforms of pigeon intestinal mucin. In: Joint Congress of the British Society for Immunology and the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 1999, Harrogate, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  • Khan ZJ, Diboll J, Baldwin CI, Calvert JE. Pigeon fanciers' lung: complement activation by antigens and immune complexes. In: Joint Congress of the British Society for Immunology and the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 1999, Harrogate, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  • Baldwin CI, Allen A, Calvert JE, Bourke SJ, Hounsell EF. Pigeon fanciers' lung: Identification of antigenic oligosaccharides of pigeon intestinal mucin. In: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 1999, American Thoracic Society.
  • Baldwin CI, Todd A, Bourke SJ, Allen A, Calvert JE. Pigeon fanciers' lung: identification of disease-associated carbohydrate epitopes on pigeon intestinal mucin. Clinical and Experimental Immunology 1999, 117(2), 230-236.
  • Baldwin CI, Todd A, Bourke SJ, Allen A, Calvert JE. IgG subclass responses to pigeon intestinal mucin are related to development of pigeon fanciers' lung. CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ALLERGY 1998, 28(3), 349-357.
  • Evans DA, Lanham S, Baldwin CI, Peters W. The isolation and isoenzyme characterization of Leishmania braziliensis subsp. from patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis acquired in Belize. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1984, 78, 35-42. In Preparation.
  • Bevitt D, Baldwin C, Watts C, Hughes M, Calvert JE. Development of an individual approach to university learning in the biosciences, Differentiated Learning, Stretching Able Students. In: HEA Academy. 2009.
  • Nademi Z, Baldwin CI. Pigeon Fanciers' Lung: Comparison of antibody affinity in symptomatic and asymptomatic pigeon fanciers by microcalorimetry. In: British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 38, 1983. 2008.
  • Baldwin C, Bevitt D. The Use of Motivational Interviweing in the support of underperforming students. In: HEA Biosciences Representatives Forum. 2008.
  • Bevitt D, Baldwin CI. Attendance monitoring in 1st year Biomedical sciences. In: An Introduction to educational (pedagogic) research in the sciences, Centre for Biosciences. 2007.
  • Baldwin CI, Schaaf BM, Bourke SJ, Berry PL, Douglas JP, Calvert JE, Zabel P. Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Pigeon Fanciers' Lung. In: American Thoracic Society, Proceedings of the Americal Thoracic Society, 3, Absracts Issue A796. 2006.
  • Weatherhead M, Baldwin C, Bourke SJ. The prognosis and outcome of acute budgie fanciers' lung. In: American Thoracic Society, Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, 3, Abstracts Issue, A797. 2006.
  • Mohammed F, Gadrijaat F, Calvert JE, Bourke SJ, Baldwin CI. Comparison of counterimmunoelectrophresis, IFAT and ELISA as methods suitable for the diagnosis of pigeon fanciers' lung. In: British Society of Immunology, Immunology 113, Supplement 1, 123. 2004.
  • Walker KM, Calvert JE, Allen A, Bourke SJ, Hounsell EF, Baldwin CI. Pigeon Fanciers' Lung: IgG subclass responses to oligosaccahrides of pigeon intestinal mucin. In: British Society of Immunology; Immunology, 110, Supplement 1, 77. 2003.
  • Tailford RM, Todd A, Calvert JE, Allen A, Bourke SJ, Baldwin CI. Exposure to respiratory pathogens and development of disease. In: British Society of Immology. 2002.
  • Khan ZJ, Diboll J, Baldwin CI, Allen A, Calvert JE. Pigeon Fanciers' Lung; Complement activation by antigens and immune complexes. In: British Society of Immunology, Immunology, 98, Supplement 1, 175. 1999.
  • Hounsell EF, Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Haavik S, Renouf DV. The role of Glycosylation in glycopeptide structure, function and antigenicity. In: Mucin Club and Beaufor Ipsen Pharma Joint Meeting. 1999.
  • Baldwin CI, Stevens B, Connors S, Todd A, Bourke S, Calvert JE, Allen A. Pigeon Fanciers' Lung. The mucin antigen is present in pigeon droppings and bloom. In: British Society of Immunology, Immunology, Supplement, 1, 110. 1998.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Allen A, Hounsell EF. Pigeon Fanciers' Lung: Identification of antigenic glycforms of pigeon intestinal mucin. In: Immunologist, Supplement 1, 371. 1998.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd A, Bourke S, Allen A. IgG subclass responses to pigeon intestinal mucin. In: Immunology Letters, 56, 184-185. 1997.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd A, Bourke S, Allen A. Pigeon fanciers lung: identification of carbohydrate epitopes on pigeon intestinal mucin. In: British Society of Immunology; Immunology, 92, supplement 1, 101. 1997.
  • Baldwin CI, Connors S, Calvert JE, Allen A, Todd A. Pigeon intestinal mucin: An important antign in the development of pigeon breeders' lung. In: PHLS annual scientific conference. 1997.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd A, Bourke S, Allen A. Smoking and immune response in pigeon fanciers' lung. In: Biochemical Society, Transactions. 1997.
  • Medeiros F, Baldwin CI, Denham DA. Brugia pahangi in cats; the passive transfer of anti-microfilarial immunity from immune to non-immune cats. Parasite Immunology 1996, 18, 79-86.
  • White S, Baldwin CI, Todd A. Bird Breeders Lung: An investigation into the total immunoglobulin respones. In: PHLS, Annual Scientific Conference. 1996.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd A, Allen A. Immune responses to mucin in pigeon breeders lung. In: The Wellcome workshop on the respiratory system in helath and disease, p61. 1996.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd T, Allen A. Smoking and immune responses in pigeon fanciers' lung. In: British Society of Immunology, Immunology, 89, Supplement 1, 83. 1996.
  • Shenoy RK, Rakesh PG, Baldwin CI, Denham DA. The sheath of the microfilaria of Brugia malayi from human infections has IgG on its surface. Parasitology Research 1996, 82, 382-384.
  • Baldwin CI, Calvert JE, Todd T, Allen A. Carbohydrate antigens in extrinsic allergic alveolitis. In: Immunology, 86, Supplement 1, 66. 1995.
  • Denham DA, Medeiros F, Baldwin CI. A comparison of gross pathological changes in people infected with Wuchereria bancrofti and cats repeatedly infected with Brugia pahangi. Parasite 1994, 1, Supplement, 39-40.
  • Malacela M, Baldwin CI, Denham DA. Host antigen on the surface of microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia pahangi. In: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Mediecine and Hygiene, 88, 281. 1994.
  • Baldwin CI, Medeiros F, Malacela M, Denham DA. Humoral immune response in cats repeatedly infected with Brugia pahangi. Parasite 1994, 1, Supplement, 40-43.
  • Baldwin CI, Medeiros F, Denham DA. IgE responses in cats infected with Brugia pahangi. Veterinary Digest 1994, 2, 14-15.
  • Baldwin CI, Denham DA. Isolation and characterization of three subpopulations of IgG in the common cat (Felis catus). Immunology 1994, 81, 155-160.
  • Baldwin CI, Medeiros F, Denham DA. IgE responses in cats repeatedly infected with Brugia pahangi. Parasite Immunology 1993, 15, 291-296.
  • Kar SK, Mania J, Baldwin CI, Denham DA. The sheath of the microfilaria of Wuchereria bancrofti has albumin and immunoglobulin on its surface. Parasite Immunology 1993, 15, 297-300.
  • Denham DA, Medeiros F, Baldwin C, Kumar H, Midwinter ICT, Birch DW, Smail A. Repeated infection of cats with Brugia pahangi: Parasitological observations. Parasitology 1992, 104, 415-420.
  • Baldwin CI, Medeiros F, Kumar K, Denham DA. Characterization of four types of immune response in cats repeatedly infected with Brugia pahangi. In: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 85,310. 1991.
  • Medeiros F, Baldwin CI, Kumar H, Denham DA. Passive transfer of serum from cats immune to Brugia pahangi to microfilaraemic cats. In: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 85, 310. 1991.
  • Kumar H, Baldwin C, Birch DW, Denham DA, de-Medeiros F, Midwinter ITC, Smail A. Repeated infections of cats with Brugia pahangi: Circulating filarial antigens. Parasite Immunology 1991, 14, 405-412.
  • Medeiros F, Baldwin CI, Denham DA. The humoral immunity of Brugia pahangi infected cats. In: 2nd CEC Filariasis Network meeting, Lisboa, Portugal. 1991.
  • Medeiros F, Baldwin CI, Kumar H, Denham DA. Immunotherapy of filarial infections in cats. In: ICOPA 7, Bulletin de la Societe Francaie de Parasitologie-Tome 8 Supplt no 1/Resumes-Abstract S5.B47,p533. 1990. In Preparation.
  • Baldwin CI, Denham DA. The IgG subclass response of cats infected with Brugia pahangi. In: ICOPA 7, Bulletin de la Societe Francaise de Parasitologie-Tome 8 supplt no1/Resumes-Abstracts S5.B47.p514. 1990.
  • Missoni E, Morelli R, Balladares L, Berrios J, de-Solan MF, Baldwin CI, Evans DA. Isolation and characterization of leishmanias from Nicaragua. Transactions of the Royal Society of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 1986, 80, 999-1000.
  • Peters W, Elbihari S, Ching L, Le-Blancq SM, Evans DA, Killick-Kendrick R, Smith V, Baldwin CI. Leishmania infecting man and wild animals in Saudi Arabia 1. General survey. Transactions of the Royal Society of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 1985, 79, 831-839.