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Research by some of our clinical lecturers, as the develop into independent research leaders.

Managing infants with viral bronchiolitis in primary and secondary care

Assessing the impact of NICE guidelines on infant management

AEROSPACE MEDICINE, HYPOXIA AND LUNG DISEASE

Might iron be important in the aetiology and clinical management of hypoxic lung disease? Can healthy air-travel passengers, if genetically susceptible, develop hypoxic pulmonary hypertension?

AUTOMATED RISK ASSESSMENT FOR STROKE IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (THE AURAS-AF TRIAL)

Can the prescription of oral anticoagulants to patients with atrial fibrillation be increased with the help of an automated software system in GP practices?

RARE INHERITED ANAEMIAS

Looking for new genes not previously known to cause anaemia, and seeking to better unravel the normal processes by which red blood cells develop.

DIAGNOSTIC AND PROGNOSTIC BIOMARKERS OF KIDNEY STONE DISEASE

Kidney stones are a common cause of emergency department visits, and treatment is a major clinical and economic burden for Western health care systems. Up to 10% of men and 5% of women present with renal stones at some time in their lifetime.

INVESTIGATING NEW TREATMENTS FOR ATOPIC DERMATITIS

Atopic disease includes asthma, eczema and hay fever and affects up to 20-30% of the UK population. Eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common skin disease in the UK and there is significant morbidity and impact on quality of life.

USING GENOMIC INFORMATION IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF YOUNG ADULTS WITH DIABETES

Studying the use of genetics for the differential diagnosis of young adult-onset diabetes and in the optimisation of their management.

IMPROVING ANTICOAGULATION MANAGEMENT

What do systematic reviews tell us about how to improve anticoagulation management?

CAUSES OF COMMON MENTAL ILLNESS IN LATE-LIFE

Looking into the causes of common mental illness in late-life, and investigating the associated brain abnormalities.

Iron in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Insulin Resistance

Iron is a potentially modifiable contributor to the progression of NAFLD, the commonest cause of liver disease, and insulin resistance, which underlies the pathogenesis of the disorder.