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Staff profiles

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  • Ian Chell

    Visiting Lecturer for Biomedical Engineering

    Ian Chell MSc FSRP, is the main visiting lecturer on the Medical Device module. Ian is an experienced x-ray and medical engineer who obtained is Master of Science in Medical Electronics and Physics at St Barts Medical School, now QM Westfield. Ian started his career in 1976 as an apprentice with Siemens Energy which is...

  • Dr Martin Goldberg

    Lecturer in Clinical Microbiology

    After completing his degree in Bacteriology and Genetics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, he worked for several years as a Biomedical Scientist in the large microbiology labs at Leicester Royal Infirmary. During this time, he became a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences. Martin then moved to the Genetics...

  • Dr David Charles Hughes

    Head of Department

    David has the following qualifications: BSc Biochemistry (UMIST), PhD Cancer Research (University of Surrey/Marie Curie Research Institute/UWCM, Cardiff). David has 18 years of teaching experience at University of Birmingham, University of Derby and Nottingham Trent University. He has taught at foundation, level 4-6...

  • Dr Vivek Indramohan

    Associate Professor and Course Lead - Biomedical Engineering

    With an overseas research student award (ORSAS) and University of Strathclyde scholarship,  Vivek  completed his Ph.D. (in Bioengineering) in 2009. Following the completion of his research degree, he commenced his work as a Research Assistant at University College of London (UCL) for 6 months, during which he was successful in...

  • Dr Pat James

    Associate Professor Curriculum Lead for Bioscience

    Following her PhD in Biochemistry Pat did post doctoral research in the field of endocrinology before moving into teaching. She has been teaching Science subjects for over thirty years in both Further and Higher Education.  Although she now primarily teach Bioscience at Birmingham City University a more recent part of her...

  • Dr Lidia Maryniak

    Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

    Lidia obtained a first class, honours degree in Medical and Pharmacological Sciences (2011) and a PhD in Cancer Pharmacology (2012-2016) from Coventry University. Her PhD research was focused on investigating the cytotoxicity and underlying mechanisms of action of artesunate (ART) and dihydroartemisinin (DHA) (potent...

  • Dr Ashok Patel

    Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

    Ashok has a number of research interests, and is developing research projects with clinicians based in hospitals in Birmingham, as well as colleagues within BCU. He has had a number of published studies in the field of genetic predisposition to complex disease such as diabetic kidney disease and dementia in Down’s syndrome. He...

  • Dr Andy Powell

    Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences

    In 1996 Andy graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physiology from the University of Manchester; he then completed a PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Bristol where he investigated the Modulation of Neurotransmitter release by Purinoceptors. After completing three postdoctoral research positions at the Universities of Bristol...

  • Martin Vreugdenhil

    Senior Lecturer

    Martin studied Biomedical Science at the University of Leiden (The Netherlands) and developed a strong interest in neuroscience. He did his PhD in Neuroscience (focus on cellular changes in a rat epilepsy model) at the University of Amsterdam. After a post-doctoral research position at the University of Amsterdam (focus on...

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