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Dr Emma Kidd  -  BSc PhD


Current Research Students

Miss Zakky Cholisoh, Ph.D. student, “Mechanisms of resistance to steroid actions in the airways”, Indonesian Government, co-supervised with Prof. Broadley and Dr Will Ford.

Mr Ceri Davies, Ph.D. student, “In vivo examination of viral exacerbations of airways inflammation, function, mucus hypersecretion and mucociliary clearance”, Novartis, co-supervised with Prof. Broadley and Dr Will Ford.

Mr Alex Lowe, “Roles of viral and bacterial infection in asthma exacerbations and steroid resistance”, GSK, co-supervised with Prof. Broadley and Dr Will Ford.

Miss Martha Hvoslef-Eide, Ph.D. student, “An evaluation of steric hindrance of APP processing by 2B12 as a treatment for amyloid-related pathology in a murine preclinical model of Alzheimer’s disease”, Alzheimer’s Society, co-supervised with Prof. Mark Good (Psychology).

Mr Gaudencio Natividad, Ph.D. student, “Isolation and chemical and Pharmacological characterization of potential trace amine receptor antagonists from plant sources”, Ford Foundation, co-supervised with Prof. Broadley, Dr Will Ford and Dr Claire Simons.

Previous Research Students 

Dr Jill Clark, “The effects of adenosine on human breast cancer cells”, completed 2004.

Dr Sofia Fernandez-Rodriguez, “Cell signalling pathways in the airways inflammatory responses in asthma”, completed 2006.

Dr Mahmood Al-Qallaf, “Characterization of P2X7 receptors in human osteoblasts and modulation by oestrogen”, completed 2008.

Dr Martina Fehler, “Characterisation of trace amine receptors in the rat cardiovascular system”, completed 2008.

Mr Peter Penson, “Beta-Adrenoceptor subtypes and transduction pathways involved in myocardial pre- and post-conditioning”, completed 2009.

Dr Rhys Evans, “Chronic airways inflammation models induced by repeated antigen: airways function and sensitivity to anti-inflammatory agents”, completed 2009.

Dr Dawn Turner, “Mechanisms of action of nitric oxide donating compounds in models of asthma”, completed 2010.

Dr Alex Henson, “Investigation of the role of adenosine in the growth of human breast cancer cells”, completed 2010.


Previous visitors to the lab 

Erasmus students
Paula Janeiro Barral
, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2002-03

Karin Wilhelm, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany, 2004

Jan Zitko, Charles University, Czech Republic, 2007

Pavlina Doubkova, Charles University, Czech Republic, 2008

Katrin Hack, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany, 2008-09

Sabrina Schecher, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany, 2010

Fay Prifti, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2010-11