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Subject Areas Taught 

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

M.D. and B.Ch.D.: General & Systemic Pathology, Microbiology, Haematology, Blood Transfusion Medicine, Immunology, Clinical Biochemistry, Infection Control, Forensic Medicine, Toxicology.

B.Pharm. (Hons): General Pathology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.


M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences: Molecular Biology and Genetics, Experimental Haematology, Neuroscience, Transfusion Science and Microbiology.

Institute of Health Care

B.Sc. (Hons): General Pathology, Lab Applications of Pathology, General and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Cellular Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine, Immunology, Histology.

PQ Dip. H.Sc.: Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Nutrition.

Institute of Forensic Studies

B.A. (Hons) Criminology:  Forensic Medicine.

Faculty of Laws

LL.D.: Forensic Medicine.


Areas of Research

Molecular biology of inflammatory disease; Experimental haematology; Genetics of osteoporosis; Mechanisms of tumourogenesis; Neuroscience and neuropathology; Blood transfusion science.

Research Projects

Mechanisms of tumourigenesis (Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands).
Targeting in cancer cells (Erasmus Medical Centre and University of Brussels).
Estrogen receptors in breast cancer.
Genetics of osteoporosis.
Neuropharmacology and neuropathology of Alzheimer dementia.
Hypoxic brain damage (Max Planck Institute, Washington University).


International Links

Association of Clinical Pathologists, UK
American Board of Pathology
American Society for Microbiology
European Molecular Pathology 
Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands
EU Cost, Brussels
European Calcified Tissue Society
European Haematology Association
Health Protection Agency, Colindale, UK
Institute of Biomedical Science, UK
Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Germany
Ohio State University, USA
PHLS Reference Laboratory, Manchester UK
Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, Birmingham, UK
The Royal College of Pathologists, UK
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
University of Brussels, Belgium
University of Dundee, UK
University of Exeter, UK
University of Newcastle, UK
University of Sterling, UK
University of Ulster, UK
Washington University in St Louis, USA

Last Updated: 19 February 2010

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