Professor Yash Mahida qualified in Medicine at the University of Liverpool. Following training posts in General Medicine, he was trained in Gastroenterology in London, Oxford and Nottingham. MRC-funded training in research was undertaken in Oxford before taking up the post of Lecturer in Therapeutics in Nottingham. Following sabbatical as Research Fellow in USA (at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School), he was appointed Senior Lecturer and Hon. Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist. After a period as Reader, he was appointed Professor of Medicine. For 5 years, he was Co-director the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation.
His research and clinical interests are in acute and chronic inflammatory diseases of the intestine, with a specific focus on C. difficile infection and inflammatory bowel disease. The research encompasses laboratory studies in the field of mucosal biology, Experimental Medicine and translational research. His research has been funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), National Institute for Health Research, the Wellcome Trust and other charities. To date, he has supervised 25 higher degrees (23 PhD, 2 MD; main supervisor of 23) and has supervised more than 40 research projects of medical undergraduate (BMedSci) and MSc students. He has previously been a member of two MRC Boards, is on the editorial board of the Royal College of Physicians Clinical Medicine journal and is an elected member of the Council of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
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