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EME Funding Committee Members


MRC-NIHR funding collaboration

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.

Director: Professor Danny McAuley - Professor of Intensive Care, Queen's University of Belfast

Chair: Professor John Norrie - Professor of Medical Statistics and Trial Methodology, University of Edinburgh


  • Professor Arri Coomarasamy - Professor of Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham.
  • Ms Anne-Laure Donskoy - Public Funding Committee Member
  • Professor Janet Dunn - Professor of Clinical Trials & Head of Cancer Trials, University of Warwick
  • Professor Daniel Freeman - Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford
  • Professor Jonathan Grigg - Professor of Paediatric Respiratory and Environmental Medicine, Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor Alastair Hay - Professor of Primary Care, University of Bristol
  • Dr Mildred Iro - NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer, University of Southampton
  • Mr Allen Knight - Public Funding Committee Member
  • 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
  • Dr Richard Peck - Head of Clinical Pharmacology, Roche Global; Roche Products Ltd.
  • Professor John Petrie (Deputy Chair) - 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
  • Dr Manu Shankar-Hari - Reader and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Professor John Simpson - Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Newcastle University
  • Professor Deborah Stocken - Professor of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds
  • Professor Stuart Taylor - Professor of Medical Imaging, University College 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