Mechanisms of control of blood flow in human skin


  • Dr Geraldine Clough

    University of Southampton

Project summary

Geraldine is Professor of Vascular Physiology and leads the Vascular Research Group in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. Her research focuses on the life-course determinants of microvascular dysfunction associated with common chronic non-communicable diseases. Working with engineers and mathematicians, her group leads interdisciplinary initiatives, investigating novel non-invasive measures of microvascular status. The work is supported by UK Research Councils, the National Institute for Health Research, the Wellcome Trust, the British Heart Foundation and industry. Geraldine's route to personal chair was via a BSc and PhD at University College London, a Junior Research Fellowship in Oxford and a Lectureship at Imperial College London. It also included a break for two children and a return to research supported by her Career Re-entry Fellowship, awarded in 1997.