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Chris Jones

Portrait of Chris Jones
  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing 

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 thrombus formation
  • Designing methodology from deep phenotyping of platelet function


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

Research centres and groups

National Collaborators

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

Awards and honours

Esteem Factors

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

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Funding from British Heart Foundation

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


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