Guildford RSCH Centre for Lipid Metabolism and Measurement

Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH)

Professor Gordon Ferns is Director of the Laboratory and is a Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry within Partnership Pathology Services (PPS) and Professor of Metabolic & Molecular Medicine within the School of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences. He has more than 250 publications in the area of cardiovascular science, and is particularly interested in the mechanisms of atherogenesis. He is also Deputy Director of the Guildford SAS Laboratory for Trace Elements.

Dr Bruce Griffin is Reader in Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Surrey. He undertook his postdoctoral research in pathological biochemistry at Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he developed his interest in lipoprotein metabolism and the metabolic syndrome. He has over 20 years of research experience in these areas supported by the MRC, BHF, BBSRC and Food Standards Agency and has expertise in the analysis of serum lipids and lipoproteins.

Dr Bryan Starkey is a Principal Grade Biochemist within PPS. He obtained his PhD at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has a particular interest in analytical biochemistry and has developed several new specialist assays for drugs and for cardiovascular risk factors. He has responsibility for Clinical trials within PPS, and operates an external quality assurance scheme for amiodarone.

Director: Prof Gordon Ferns 01483 686419
Deputy Director: Dr Bryan Starkey 01483 464121
Deputy Director: Dr Bruce Griffin 01483 879724

Centre for Clinical Science & Measurement
School of Biomedical & Molecular Science
University of Surrey
Surrey GU2 7XH

Tel:+44 (0)1483 686419