Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cambridge

Current Research Interests
Control of myometrial contractility
Control of fetal maturation and adaptation at birth
Use of statistical modeling to predict and understand causes of adverse pregnancy outcome

Brief CV
Graduated DSc Glasgow University (2012)
Elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Science (2010)
Appointed Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (January 2004), University of Cambridge
Appointed Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, (September 2001), University of Cambridge
Honorary Consultant in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Addenbrooke’s NHS trust, Cambridge (since September 2001)
Completed sub-specialist training Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2001), Glasgow
Graduated PhD (2001), University of Glasgow
Wellcome Advanced Clinical Training Fellowship (3 years, 1996-1999) with Prof Peter Nathanielsz, Cornell University, Ithica, NY, USA. Molecular Pharmacology of prostanoid receptors and parturition.
Graduated MRCOG (1995)
Graduated MD (1995), Glasgow
Wellcome Clinical Training Fellowship (1992-1993) with Prof Ian McGrath, Glasgow University, Pharmacology of the ductus arteriosus
Graduated MB ChB (1990), University of Glasgow
Graduated BSc Physiology (intercalated) (1987), first class honours, University of Glasgow

Experience

  • –present
    Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cambridge