3B - Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy: Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences is in the premier league of universities with 100% of our research environment judged to be world-leading in REF2014. We are ranked among the top five universities in the UK in terms of research power in biomedical science.

Unit Co-ordinator:
Professor Tony Bjourson

Biomedical Sciences is in the premier league of universities  with 100% of our research environment judged to be world-leading in  REF2014.  We are ranked among the top five universities in the UK in terms  of research power in biomedical science.

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100% of our research  environment judged to be world-leading and 95% of our impact judged to be world leading or internationally excellent

People Involved

The following university staff are involved with the research activities of this Unit of Assessment and participated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework:

People Involved
NameRole
Abdel-Wahab, Y Dr Reader
Anderson, R Professor Professor of Vision Science
Atkinson, SD Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Vision)
Banat, I Professor Professor of Microbial Biotechnology
Barnes, C Dr Research Associate
Beirne, R Dr Lecturer in Optometry
Bjourson, AJ Professor Director of the Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Blayney, J Dr Lecturer in Computational Biology
Breslin, K Dr Lecturer in Optometry
Callan, B Dr Lecturer in Pharmaceutics
Callan, J Professor The Norbrook Chair in Pharmaceutical Science
Clauss, M Professor Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Conway, C Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Oncology)
Dooley, JSG Professor Professor of Microbiology
Downes, CS Professor Professor of Cancer Biology
Dubitzky, W Professor Professor of Bioinformatics
Fetherston, S Dr Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Flatt, PR Professor Professor of Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Gallagher, A Professor Professor of Public Health Nutrition
Gault, V Professor Professor of Experimental Medicine
Gibney, MJ Professor Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Gibson, D Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine
Gill, C Dr Senior Lecturer
Hoey, L Dr Lecturer in Human Nutrition
Howard, CV Professor Professor of Bioimaging
Irwin, N Dr Senior Lecturer
Kelly, C Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Diabetes)
Kerr, M Dr Lecturer in Food Regulatory Affairs
Kim, E Dr Lecturer in Neurobiology
Lees Murdock, D Dr Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Leslie, JC Professor Professor of Psychology
Little, J Dr Lecturer in Optometry
Livingstone, MBE Professor Professor of Nutrition (Part-time)
Magee, PJ Dr Lecturer in Human Nutrition
Mattoussi, H Professor Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
McAfee, A Dr Research Fellow in Nutritional Biochemistry
McAnena, L Dr Scientific Officer in Nutrition
McCann, M Dr Lecturer in Nutrition
McCarron, P Professor Head of School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
McClean, PL Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Diabetes and Mental Health)
McClean, S Dr Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
McClelland, J Dr Lecturer in Optometry
McClenaghan, N Professor Head of School of Biomedical Sciences
McCormack, J Professor Associate Head of School of Biomedical Sciences
McDowell, A Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Oncology)
McDowell, DA Professor Professor of Food Studies
McGeough, C Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine
McGilligan, V Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Inflammatory Disease)
McHale, AP Professor Professor of Medical Biotechnology
McKenna, D Dr Lecturer in Haematology
McKeown, SR Professor Professor of Cancer Biology
McKerr, G Dr Senior Lecturer
McKillop, A Professor Professor of Biomedical Sciences
McMullan, G Professor Associate Dean of the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
McNulty, HM Professor Professor of Nutritional Science
McSorley, E Dr Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition
Mitchell, C Professor Professor of Tissue Regeneration
Moore, T Professor Associate Director of the Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Mulhern, M Dr Lecturer in Food Science
Murray, E Dr Lecturer in Stratified Medicine (Mental Health)
Nesbit, MA Dr Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology
O'Donoghue, E Dr Lecturer in Optometry
O'Hagan, B Dr Research Fellow
O'Harte, FPM Professor Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Pentieva, K Dr Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Politis, A Dr Lecturer in Computational Biology
Pourshahidi, LK Dr Research Fellow
Price, R Dr Clinical Trials Manager
Saetzler, K Dr Lecturer in Computational Biology
Saunders, KJ Professor Professor of Optometry and Vision Science
Shaw, D Dr Lecturer in Psychology(Biological Psychology)
Soto, A Professor Professor of Cancer Development
Strain, JJ Professor Director of NICHE and Professor of Human Nutrition
Tambuwala, M Dr Lecturer in Pharmacy
Ternan, N Dr Lecturer in Microbiology
Thompson, P Dr Senior Lecturer
Vidinova, MB Dr Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Walsh, CP Professor Professor of Genetics
Ward, M Professor Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics
Watterson, S Dr Lecturer in Computational Biology (Hypertension)
Webba da Silva, M Dr Reader
Worthington, J Dr Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences  

Research Outputs

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Research Impact Case Studies

Benefits and risks of fish consumption in pregnancy

Professor Sean (JJ) Strain, Dr Emeir McSorley, Dr Alison Yeates & Dr Maria Mulhern

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Dietary Mis-reporting

Professor Barbara Livingstone

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Electron microscopy (EM) and nanobiology

Professors Stephen Downes, Vyvyan Howard & Dr George McKerr

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Establishment, commercialisation, and impact of unique pancreatic  derived clonal beta cells for end users in the global biopharmaceutical  industry and international research community

Professors Peter Flatt & Neville McClenaghan

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Folate (folic acid), health policy and the consumer

Professors Helene McNulty, Sean (JJ) Strain, Mary Ward, Dr Kristina Pentieva & Dr Leane Hoey

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Generation of innovative approaches and intellectual property on peptide  therapeutics for industry development in relation to diabetes

Professors Peter Flatt, Victor Gault, Neville McClenaghan, Finbarr O'Harte & Dr Nigel Irwin

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Riboflavin, MTHFR genotype and blood pressure

Professors Mary Ward, Helene McNulty, Sean (JJ) Strain,  Dr Leane Hoey & Dr Kristina Pentieva

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Vitamin D and Health

Professor Sean (JJ) Strain, Dr Emeir McSorley, Dr Maria Mulhern, Dr Pamela Magee & Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi

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Research Environment

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