Centre Directors

Professor Tim Palmer

Professor Tim Palmer

Tim is the Director of the Centre and Chair in Cardiovascular Biology.

Tim’s interests are identifying the molecular mechanisms responsible for cardiovascular disease. 

More about Tim and his work

Matthew Hardman

Professor Matthew Hardman

Matthew is Deputy Head of the Centre and Chair in Wound Healing.

His research in wound healing engages with industry and the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, ensuring a clear route to patient benefit.

More about Matthew and his work

Academic and research staff

Academic and research staff in the Centre for Atherothrombosis and Metabolic Disease
Dr Ahmed Aburima Independent Research Fellow
Dr David Allsup Senior Lecturer in Haematology, Honorary Consultant at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Simon Calaminus Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Thromboinflammation Cluster Lead, Phase I Block Lead
Professor Matthew Hardman Chair in Wound Healing
Dr Angela Hoye Consultant Cardiologist
Prof Henry Leese Emeritus Professor of Biology
Dr Antonios Matsakas Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, Phase I Block Lead
Dr Angela Oates Lecturer in Wound Healing
Dr Francisco Rivero Reader in Biomedical Sciences
Dr Laura Sadofsky Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine and Phase I Block Lead
Amber Stafford Research Assistant
Professor Roger Sturmey Professor in Reproductive Medicine
Dr Holly Wilkinson Lecturer in Wound Healing
Dr Sam Xu Reader in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Teaching Lead and SSIP Coordinator

Professional support staff

Professional support staff in the Centre for Atherothrombosis and Metabolic Disease
Name Role 
Andrew Gordon Laboratory Technician
Helen Procter Centre Administrator

Postdoctoral Research Assistants

Postdoctoral research assistants in CAM
Name  Supervisor
Chhanda Danta Dr Sam Xu
Gillian Durham Professor Tim Palmer
Leigh Naylor-Adamson Dr Simon Calaminus
Paula Vergaro Varela Dr Roger Sturmey

Postgraduate research students

For details about our postgraduate students and their projects please visit our postgraduate study page.

  • Basir Ahmad

  • Yusra Ahmed

  • Joe Barlow

  • Olapeju Bolanle
  • Zoe Booth
  • Anisha Chacko

  • Charlie Coupland
  • Lauren Jenner

  • Alexander Johns
  • Leigh Naylor-Adamson

  • Evangelos Ntanopoulos

  • Vasiliki Papachristophi

  • David Riley - funded by the British Heart Foundation

  • Nina Rochas
  • Paulo Saldanha

  • David Scully

  • Chris Sennett
  • Paisleigh Smythe
  • Rebecca Stinson

  • Emma Welch

  • Sharinie Yapa

Visit our postgraduate study page