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John Campbell - new Prize Fellow in Health

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Dr John Campbell is a new Prize Fellow in the Department of Health at the University of Bath.

Following a PhD in Immunology at the University of Birmingham, John undertook at 6-year Post-Doc at the University of Birmingham Medical School researching a type of blood cancer called Multiple Myeloma.

In his Post-Doc, John co-invented a series of assays for Multiple Myeloma, including Seralite - a quantitative multiplex lateral flow assay. Seralite is now on sale globally and the University spinout company (Serascience) recently completed a merger with Abingdon Health Ltd (York and Birmingham UK). John has experience of – and continues to be involved in – developing, validating and commercialising clinical assays.

The primary focus of John’s Prize Fellowship is to investigate how exercise and other lifestyle factors affect cancer risk as we grow older. John is a co-lead of a new Clinical Cancer Research Suite at the Royal United Hospital Bath and he is collaborating with national and international collaborators in this area.



Paulo Rocha: new lecturer in Bioelectronics

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Dr Paulo Rocha has recently been appointed to the post of Lecturer within the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath.

Paulo has a Degree in Systems and Informatics, a Masters in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering and a PhD in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.

Paulo has research interests in electrical characterisation of thin film electronic devices such as field effect transistors, diodes and MIS capacitor structures. His research activities span from Resistive Random Access Memories, degradation of Organic Light Emitting Diodes and Bioelectronics.

Since his post-doctoral research studies in Max Planck Institute in Mainz, Germany, his research activities expanded to the interaction between electronic devices and living cells. Current research focus on the electrical detection of C6 Glioma cells, Primary Rat Hippocampus Neurons and Diatoms.