Staff Profile:Dr Chris Jones

Position / Job Title:
Senior Research Fellow
Organiser of the ICMR seminar program
Areas of Interest:
  • Using genetics and genomics to gain insight into platelet signalling
  • Understanding the mechanisms that propagate platelet activation within thrombi
  • Identifying how the dynamics of intracellular signalling alter platelet activation and how these temporal changes impact of thrombus formation
  • Designing methodology from deep phenotyping of platelet function
Research groups / Centres:

Member of the Molecular & Cellular Medicine Group


Impact, Enterprise and Outreach:

  • Identification of new anti-platelet strategies
  • Developing platelet risk scores as an intermediate phenotype of cardiovascular disease
  • Increasingly sensitive methodology with which to investigate rare bleeding disorders

Esteem Factors:

  • Peer review for Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Vox Sanguinis, and Platelets


  • Part 1: The Living Cell
  • Part 3: Medical Genetics

National Collaborators:

  • Prof. Willem Ouwehand, Cambridge
  • Dr. Nicole Soranzo, WTSI
  • Prof Alison Goodall, Leicester

Contact Details

+44 (0)118 378 4429

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