Paul Harrison

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Dr Harrison is researching into the influence of traumatic injury and burns on the systemic inflammatory response with a particular focus on haemostatic and thrombotic parameters. He is also a member of the Birmingham platelet group and the Genotyping and Phenotyping of Platelets Study (GAPP). His main interests are platelet biology, thrombopoeisis, platelet function testing, extracellular vesicles and regenerative medicine.

Biography

Paul Harrison is the Scar Free Foundation Senior Lecturer within the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing at the University of Birmingham. He is a Past-President of the British Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis (BSHT), a Past-chairman of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Platelet Physiology Scientific and standardization committee and co-editor in chief of the International Journal “Platelets”. He has published over 180 papers and book chapters/reviews. In 2010 Paul was featured as one of the top 100 healthcare scientists in the UK by the Department of Health.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry (Toxicology),University of Surrey

PhD, Biochemsitry, University of London

FRCPath

Registered Clinical Scientist

Willingness to take PhD students

Yes

PhD projects

Paul Harrison is the Scar free Foundation Senior Lecturer within the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing. Dr Harrison is researching into the influence of traumatic injury and burns on the systemic inflammatory response with a particular focus on haemostatic and thrombotic parameters. He is also a member of the Birmingham platelet group.

Current PhD projects include :-
1) Measurement of preplatelets in inherited and acquired thrombocytopenia
2) Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Thermal and Traumatic Injury
3) Measurement of extracellular vesicles in cardiovascular disease by a novel interferometric imaging method