The Jack Birch Unit collaborates with scientists and clinicians from academia, industry and the NHS.



Dr Siobhan Burns
Reader & Consultant in Immunology  

UCL Institute of Immunity & Transplantation, Royal Free London NHS Trust

Drs Rok Romih & Mateja Erdani Kreft

Department of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Professor Peter Frey 

School of Life Sciences/Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Professor Eileen Ingham
Professor of Medical Immunology
Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds
Professor Stefan Kramer
Head of Information Systems
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
Dr Francois Radvanyi
Head of Research Group, Équipe Oncologie Moléculaire
Institut Curie, Paris, France

Professor Jerry Turnbull
Johnston Professor of Biochemistry

University of Liverpool
Professor Jane Thomas-Oates
Chair of Analytical Science
Centre of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry, Department of Chemistry, University of York
Dr Dawn Walker
Senior Lecturer

Department of Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering, University of Sheffield


Name Organisation
Professor Paolo De Coppi
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant
Surgery Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital
Mr Ian Eardley
Consultant Urologist  
Pyrah Department of Urology, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds
Dr Peter Rubenwolf
Consultant Urologist
Department of Paediatric Urology, Regensburg University Medical Center, St. Hedwig's Hospital, Germany
Mr Simon Fulford
Consultant Urologist
Urology Department, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Dr Felix Wezel
Resident Urologist
Department of Urology, University Medical Centre, Mannheim, Germany

Mr Ased Ali
Consultant Urological Surgeon

Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield

Dr Jens Stahlschmidt
Consultant Paediatric-Perinatal Histopathologist   
St James’s University Hospital, Leeds
Mr Ram Subramaniam
Consultant Paediatric Urologist
St James’s University Hospital, Leeds   


 Name Organisation

Dr Gillian McNally
Technical Manager

Tissue Regenix, Leeds
Professor Scott Glickman & Mr Howard Shapland
UroPharma, Norwich

Dr Graeme Wilkinson

Research Network Ltd
Mr Paul Rawlinson
Technical Expert
Toxicology & Health Science, Jealotts Hill International Research Centre, Syngenta, Bracknell, Berkshire



Name Organisation 
Mr William Cross
Consultant Urologist 
Pyrah Department of Urology, St James's University Hospital, Leeds
Mr Ian Eardley
Consultant Urologist & Senior Clinical Lecturer
St James's University Hospital, Leeds
Dr Sally Feather
Consultant in Paediatric Nephrology
St James’s University Hospital, Leeds
Professor David FM Thomas
Consultant Paediatric Urologist & Professor of Paediatric Surgery
University of Leeds
Dr Ludwik K Trejdosiewicz
Reader in Epithelial Immunology  
Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, St James's  
University Hospital, Leeds
Dr Jens Stahlschmidt
Consultant Paediatric-Perinatal Histopathologist
St James's University Hospital, Leeds