Our Research Team

The ASR is led by Professor Anne Forster, Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation, University of Leeds. The ASR has over 30 contracted research staff with various skills, knowledge and experience.

Professor Anne Forster

Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation; Head of Academic Unit for Ageing and Stroke Research, University of Leeds; NIHR Senior Investigator; NIHR Training Advocate

Professor John Young

Emeritus Professor of Elderly Care Medicine

Dr David Clarke

Associate Professor in Stroke Care

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Professor Andrew Clegg

Chair of Geriatric Medicine

Dr Elizabeth Teale

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine

Dr John Green

Research Programme Manager

Anne Heaven

Research Programme Manager

Caroline Brundle

Elderly Care Researcher

Nicola Harrison

Research Fellow

Dr Nicola Kime

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Alan Wright

Research Fellow

Dr Tom Crocker

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Lesley Brown

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Seline Ozer

Trial Manager

Dr Oliver Todd

Clinical Research Fellow

Dr Jennifer Airlie

Research Fellow

Dr Jessica Johansson

Senior Research Fellow

Farhat Mahmood

Elderly Care Researcher

Ikhlaq Jacob

Elderly Care Researcher

Dr Sarah Hallas

Elderly Care Researcher

Ismail Patel

Elderly Care Researcher

Rosie Shannon

Research Fellow

Dr Kate Best

Dr Kate Best

Senior Research Fellow

Matthew Prescott

Trial Manager

Dr Liz Graham

Senior Research Fellow

Aseel Abuzour

Dr Aseel Abuzour

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Rahena Mossabir

Research Fellow

Louisa Burton

Research Fellow/PhD Student

Ruth Illingworth

Ageing and Stroke Researcher

Gillian Thornton

Ageing and Stroke Researcher

Chung Fu

Research Manager

Deborah King

Office Manager

Ragy Tadrous

Research Fellow/PHD Student

Dr Taha Shiwani

Visiting Research Fellow

Dr Magda Jordao

Research Fellow