Prof Stuart Forbes, University of Edinburgh

Prof Stuart Forbes

University of Edinburgh


Stuart Forbes is Professor of Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine and Director of the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh. He trained in Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, undertook a PhD at Imperial College and worked in London as a Hepatologist before returning to Edinburgh in 2006.

Stuart’s research aims to understand how the liver regenerates itself and where this goes wrong in liver failure and to be able to promote healthy liver regeneration and reduce the formation of liver cirrhosis and cancer. His research spans from bench to bedside developing novel clinical trials at the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Dr Jenny Cusiter, University of Edinburgh

Dr Jenny Cusiter

University of Edinburgh

Project Manager


Prof Stuart Forbes
University of Edinburgh

Deputy Director

Prof Alicia El Haj
University of Birmingham

Principal Investigators

Dr Mark Birch, Dr Kevin ChalutProf Robin Franklin, Prof Andrew McCaskie
University of Cambridge

Prof Neil Carragher, Prof David Hay
University of Edinburgh

Dr Shukry Habib, Prof Fiona Watt
King’s College London

Dr Rob Hynds, Prof Sam Janes
University College London

Research Team

Dr Nicola Foster, University of Birmingham

Dr Fran Beaton, Dr Nejma Belaadi, University of Cambridge

Dr Victoria GaddIan Smith, Cecilia Rocchi, University of Edinburgh

Dr Jo Barnes, Dr Kyren Lazarus, Dr Masahiro Yoshida,  University College London

UKRI Innovation/Rutherford Fellows aligned to UKRMP ECE Hub:

Dr Elaine EmmersonUniversity of Edinburgh

Dr Marko NikolicUniversity College London