Steve Rushton

Biology


Location
United Kingdom
Gender
Male
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Member of the Institute of Health and Society and the Medical Toxicology Centre at Newcastle University and teaches in the School of Biology

Steve Rushton has a chair in Biological Modelling at Newcastle University. His interests are the development and application of modelling techniques in biology and medical systems. He uses both strategic modelling approaches – where modelling is used to investigate general biological principles – and tactical modelling – where modelling is used to solve specific applied problems. His current research centres on wildlife, livestock and human disease. Current projects include the epidemiology of Campylobacter in humans and chickens; the epidemiology of community acquired pneumonia and empyema; modelling the impacts of interventions in knee replacement therapy; modelling human exposure to environmental contaminants; Discrete event modelling of health interventions; the epidemiology of brood disease in bees; the epidemiology of bovine TB and modelling biological processes over multiple scales. He is a member of the Institute of Health and Society and the Medical Toxicology Centre at Newcastle University and teaches in the School of Biology. Enigma: Steve leads Study 5 and contributes to study 1. He sits on the Project Management Team and the Scientific Steering Committee. https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2021-03-18/cps-health-care-and-telewellness-present-the-rating-of-covid-technologies-on-a-lifetime-award

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