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Professor Nick Morrell, NIHR Cambridge BRC Theme Lead for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease


Theme lead: Professor Nick Morrell

Professor Nick Morrell, FMedSci, is the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor of Cardiopulmonary Medicine, NIHR Senior Investigator, interim Director of the planned Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute, Director of the BHF Cambridge Centre for Cardiovascular Research Excellence and Research Director of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Service at the Royal Papworth Hospital. His research has focused on understanding molecular mechanisms of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) caused by mutations in the bone morphogenetic protein type II receptor (BMPR-II), and leading national and international genetic studies of PAH. He has developed novel therapeutic approaches that target the BMPR-II signaling pathway. He has published over 200 papers in this field. He was elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2011. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Pulmonary Circulation.  He has served on research grant committees for the BHF, Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust. He leads a research team with expertise that ranges from genetics, stem cells, drug discovery, preclinical models of disease, to experimental medicine studies in patients.

Theme lead contact details: nwm23@cam.ac.uk


Name Job title Email address
Professor Martin Bennett Honorary Consultant and BHF Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences mrb24@cam.ac.uk
Dr Joseph Cheriyan Associate Lecturer in Medicine and Consultant Physician in Clinical Pharmacology jc403@cam.ac.uk
Professor John Danesh Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, and Head of Dept of Public Health and Primary Care jd292@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Dr Andrew Grace Consultant Cardiologist aag1000@cam.ac.uk
Professor Andres Floto Professor of Respiratory Biology and Senior Investigator arf27@cam.ac.uk
Professor Stefan Marciniak Professor of Respiratory Medicine and MRC Senior Clinical Research Fellow sjm20@cam.ac.uk
Professor Hugh Markus Honorary Consultant hsm32@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Dr James Nathan Honorary Consultant jan33@cam.ac.uk
Professor Willem Ouwehand Honorary Consultant who1000@cam.ac.uk
Dr James Rudd Honorary Consultant jhfr2@am.ac.uk
Dr Robert Rintoul Reader in Thoracic Oncology and Honorary Respiratory Physician robert.rintoul@nhs.net
Dr Sanjay Sinha Honorary Consultant and BHF Senior Research Fellow ss661@cam.ac.uk
Professor Nicole Soranzo Professor of Human Genetics ns6@sanger.ac.uk
Dr Charlotte Summers Honorary Consultant and University Lecturer in ICU/Dept Director of Clinical Academic Training and Director of Academic Clinical Fellow Programme cs493@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Dr Mark Toshner Honorary Consultant and University Lecturer mrt34@cam.ac.uk
Professor Ian Wilkinson Honorary Consultant Physician and Director of Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit Ibw20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Professor Ziad Mallat BHF Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine zm255@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Carmel McEniery Senior Research Associate cmm41@medschl.cam.ac.uk