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Expert in Platelets, Megakaryocytes, Calcium Signalling, Ion Channels


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Leicestershire
United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Prof Smith has 20+ years of experience in cell signalling and functional assays of platelet activation. He has edited 3 major books on techniques to study platelets and their precursor cells, and has a patent for development of novel anti-thrombotics. He is also an expert in studies of calcium signalling, ion channels and G-protein-coupled receptors. He has a PhD in Physiology, 20+ years of University teaching and examining, including at Cambridge. He has published more than 65 papers on cell signalling and cellular activations, particularly in blood platelets.
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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   PhD   Cell Signalling, Physiology   University of Bristol  
1983   BSc   Physiology   University of Sheffield  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Professor of Cellular Physiology

 

Prof Smith is in charge of a research laboratory focusing on novel aspects of cell signalling in platelets and other cells, particularly the role of ion channels and calcium signals. He teaches and examines in several areas of Physiology.

1989 to 2007

 

University of Cambridge

 

University Lecturer

 

Prof Smith was in charge of a research laboratory focusing on novel aspects of cell signalling in platelets and other cells, particularly the role of ion channels and calcium signals. He taught and examined in several areas of Physiology.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Physiological Society

Professional Appointments

Member of the Editorial board of Thrombosis & Haemostasis and Frontiers in Membrane Physiology and Biophysics


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Has more than 65 publications and has edited 3 books, focusing on cell signalling in platelet and megakaryocytes.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Physiology  
 - Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine  
 - Platelets  
 - Journal of Physiology  
 - Methods in Molecular Biology  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2004 to 2005   Medical Research Council   Advisory Board, Cell & Molecular Medicine   Advisor to the Medical Research Council grant awarding body

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has spoken on the general topic of "Calcium signalling" at International conferences arranged by 1. a major company developing new machines to study ionic signalling in living cells 2. a European University as part of an advanced skills class to study cellular signalling .
  • He has assayed a cell line developed by a Biotech company with the aim of identifying a novel (orphan) ion channel.
  • He has beta-tested software developed by major microscope manufacturers for the measurement of intracellular calcium.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Consulting on various aspects of techniques to study calcium signals and platelet activation.
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Market Research:
On-going cutting edge research in cell signalling provides information on needs for next generation technology to study ion channels and calcium signalling.

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Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Seminars and practicals on patch clamp and calcium measurements. Invited lectures on these topics both nationally and internationally

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has interacted with multiple companies in the course of establishing a laboratory that is focused on calcium measurements and electrophysiology


 

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