Membership is open to academic/research staff at the University of Essex who are actively engaged in collaborative research with medical professionals in regional Hospital NHS Trusts or wish to explore collaborative opportunities. Membership is also open to medical professionals of regional Hospital NHS Trusts who are actively engaged in collaborative research with academics or wish to explore collaborative opportunities.
Research interests: Interactions of microorganisms with the blood brain barrier; Hospital-related infections and Infection control.
Research interests: Factors that promote tumour growth and therapy resistance in prostate and breast cancer.
Research interests: Immunological receptors; Reproductive Immunology and Autoimmunity.
Research interests: Applied Physiology and Sports Medicine; The psychological benefits of green exercise including self-esteem and mood; The beliefs and barriers to physical activity.
Research interests: Soft outcomes in the Health service; The interface between mental health and exercise; Using the Nintendo Wii as a therapeutic intervention; Green Exercise.
Research interests: Bioinformatics; Medical Statistics.
Research interests: biostatistics, epidemiology, systems biology, improving the validity for molecular signatures of cancer progression by gene expression.
Research interests: Cell signalling; Proteomics; Biological mass spectrometry; Cancer biology.
Research interests: Mood State Disturbance and Recovery; Physiotherapy; Fatigue; Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Research interests: Assistive Biomedical Technology and Systems, Healthcare robotics.
Research interests: Stem cells and cancer.
Research interests: Development of haemoglobin-based blood substitutes; Biochemical mechanisms of disease states, including oxidative reactions in conditions of haemolysis (acute renal failure following rhabdomyolysis and delayed vasospasm following subarachnoid haemorrhage).
Research interests: Molecular mechanisms of Retinitis Pigmentosa caused by inherited mutations in rhodopsin.
Research interests: Paediatric physical activity and fitness; Geographical and social interactions with exercise: promoting active commuting; Prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease; Non-invasive measurement of cardiac autonomic function.
Research interests: Genomic and epigenomic methods and software; Epigenomics and the environment; Alzheimer's disease; Schizophrenia.
Research interests: Gait analysis; Sports Biomechanics.
Research interests: Mesenchymal stem cells and cancer therapy; Apoptosis pathways and treatment resistance mechanisms in cancer; Cell death regulation in stem cells.