Michael Patterson

RD, PG Dip

Clinical Research Fellow (Nutrition)

Role at Hull York Medical School

Mike is a Clinical Research Fellow in Nutrition, within the TRANSFORM group, for Transforming Cancer Outcomes in Yorkshire - funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Mike is currently undertaking a PhD focusing on parenteral nutrition and gastrointestinal decompression in malignant bowel obstruction.


Mike studied dietetics at Leeds Beckett and graduated in 2015, he has undergone postgraduate training completing a postgraduate certificate and diploma in health research at the University of Leeds (2017/18).

He worked as a Dietitian as part of the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust nutrition team providing parenteral and complex enteral nutrition to critical care, gastroenterology, general surgery and oncology patients.

He joined the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre at Hull York Medical School in September 2019.

Mike continues to work clinically as a Dietitian to the nutrition team at the University of Hull Teaching Hospitals.


Mike’s research, under the TRANSFORM group, currently focuses on parenteral nutrition and gastrointestinal decompression as a treatment method for malignant bowel obstruction.