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Craig Hughes

Portrait of Craig Hughes

Areas of interest

  • Understanding signal transduction in platelets, and how this contributes to platelet activation, thrombosis and haemostasis
  • Identifying novel kinase substrates
  • Discovery of the fish collagen receptor (G6f-like)

Research centres and groups

National Collaborators

  • Prof. Steve Watson - University of Birmingham
  • Dr. Mike Tomlinson - University of Birmingham
  • Dr. Chris O'Callaghan - University of Oxford
  • Dr. Cédric Ghevaert - University of Cambridge

International Collaborators

  • Prof. Wilfried Ellmeier - Medical University of Vienna

Awards and honours

Esteem Factors

  • Peer reviewer for Journal of Thrombosis and HaemostasisThrombosis ResearchPlatelets, and Scientific Reports

Selected publications

  • Book chapter: 'GPVI and CLEC-2'. In 'Platelets, 3rd Edition' (Michelson AD, ed), Academic Press/Elsevier Science (2013)


Impact, enterprise and outreach

  • Furthering the understanding of how platelets are activated
  • Outreach for the British Heart Foundation (BHF volunteers day)


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