Professor Prem Kumar

Categories: Cardiovascular, Metabolism (inc diabetes and obesity), Physiology, Sensory
University: University of Birmingham

Fellow 1995-2000

Area of Current Research Interests
Mechanisms of oxygen sensing and impact of hypoxia. The role of ion channels, neurotransmitters and neuromodulators in the maturation of oxygen sensing and the effect of hypoxia upon cardiorespiratory disease.

Other Information
Promoted to Senior Lecturer, 1.10.96.
Appointed Reader from 1.8.97.
Elected a Member of the Institute, 2001.
Deputy Editor in Chief, Journal of Physiology, 2005.
Appointed Director of the Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, 2015.
Appointed Chair of the Physiological Society’s Publications Committee, 2015.
Connections Editor, Experimental Physiology 2015.
Physiological Society Otto Hutter Prizewinner 2016
Fellow, Physiological Society 2018.