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EME Funding Committee Members



The EME Funding Committee assesses stage 1 and stage 2 proposals and makes funding funding recommendations to the Department of Health and Social Care, and the Medical Research Council.

Professor Danny McAuley Professor of Intensive Care, Queen's University of Belfast
Professor John Norrie Professor of Medical Statistics and Trial Methodology, University of Edinburgh


Dr Matthew Ahearne TCC, Clinical Lecturer, Cancer Research, University of Leicester
Professor Eric Alton (Deputy Chair) Professor of Gene Therapy and Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College London
Dr Louise Brown Senior Statistician, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, University College London
Professor Bill Deakin Professor of Psychiatry and Director NPU, Manchester University
Professor Janet Dunn Professor of Clinical Trials & Head of Cancer Trials, University of Warwick
Professor Carrol Gamble Reader Medical Statistics, University of Liverpool
Professor Fiona Gilbert Consultant Radiologist, Head of Department of Radiology at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Jonathan Grigg Professor of Paediatric Respiratory and Environmental Medicine, Queen Mary University of London
Professor Ajit Lalvani Director of Tuberculosis Research Centre, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
Professor Gregory Lip Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Liverpool
Professor Iain McInnes Professor of Experimental Medicine / Director of Research Institute, University of Glasgow
Professor Michael Nicholson Professor of Transplant Surgery, University of Cambridge
Mr Richard Parnell Public board member
Dr Richard Peck Head of Clinical Pharmacology, Roche Global; Roche Products Ltd.
Professor John Petrie Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Glasgow
Professor Ruth Plummer Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine, Newcastle University
Professor Rustam Salman Professor of Clinical Neurology & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, University of Edinburgh
Professor Frank Sullivan Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of St Andrews
Professor Steve Thornton Vice Principal (Health) and Executive Dean, Queen Mary University of London
Professor Mark Thursz Professor of Hepatology, Imperial College London and St Mary's Hospital London
Professor Christopher Weir Professor of Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials, University of Edinburgh