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My Research in One Minute

We've produced this series of short videos to give you an insight into what our researchers are working on here at WMS. From studies into the effects of salt on our health to trials aiming to help prevent recurrent miscarriage, our research addresses some of the biggest challenges facing society today.

Cell organisation research

Professor Robert Cross is a member of our Biomedical Sciences division, working on molecular cell research. In this video he explains his team's work into cell organisation and why their findings could be important.

Cell division research

Dr Steve Royle tells us about his team's work looking at cell division and how this research could help in the development of treatments for diseases such as cancer.

Zebra fish research

Karuna Sampath, Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, tells us about her research looking at zebra fish - tropical fish that share 70% of their DNA with humans.

Cell shape research

Dr Anne Straube, Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, tells us about her research looking at how cells change shape and how this work could lead to the creation of safer, more effective medicines.

Sleep research

Franco Cappuccio, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology, tells us about his research looking at the effects of sleep deprivation on our health. Find out more

Salt research

Franco also tells us about his research looking at the effects of salt on our health. Click here to view the video.

Community health worker research

Celia Taylor, Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods, tells us about her research into how to effectively select, train and assess community health workers in sub-Saharan Africa.

Breast milk bank research

Celia also tells us about her research into breast milk banking and the benefits it could have for premature babies. Click here to view the video.

Miscarriage research

Siobhan Quenby, Professor of Obstetrics, tells us about her research looking at recurrent miscarriage and how her team is focusing on helping women before they become pregnant. Find out more.

Cardiovascular and respiratory research

David Fitzmaurice, Professor of Cardiorespiratory Primary Care, tells us about his research looking at cardiovascular disease and respiratory disease.

Public health research

Richard Lilford, Professor of Public Health, tells us about his work looking at ways to make improvements for the NHS, including one study looking at the impact of better home heating. Find out more.

Ankle fracture research

Rebecca Kearney, Associate Clinical Professor, tells us about the benefits of spending half of her time as a practising physiotherapist and half as a researcher at WMS. Find out more.

Brain injury research

Diane Playford, Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation, tells us about her research which aims to help patients with severe brain injury who are in a vegetative state. Find out more.