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Philip Mitchelmore

Clinical Lecturer

 Medical School Building 

 

Medical School Building, St Luke's Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Phil qualified in medicine from the Royal Free and University College London medical school before commencing his training as a physician. After achieving his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, he worked in Intensive Care Medicine in New Zealand before returning to the UK to commence his specialist training in Respiratory Medicine. Having taken a break from training to undertake a PhD, Phil now works as a Specialist Registrar at the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital and as a Clinical Lecturer in the University of Exeter Medical School.

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Exeter, 2018)
  • SCE, Respiratory Medicine (Royal College of Physicians, 2014)
  • MRCP (Royal College of Physicians, 2009)
  • MBBS (University College London, 2005)
  • BSc (University College London, 2002)

Research

Research interests

After commencing specialty training in Respiratory Medicine, Phil developed a clinical interest in Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis. This expanded to a research interest as he undertook a PhD using molecular microbiological techniques to investigate bacteria in the lungs of these patients. This included investigating for cross-infection by a notorious bacteria via sequencing techniques and assessing microbial communities in the context of clinical disease. Phil continues to research these conditions with a focus on infection.

Research grants

  • 2014 Exeter Trustees/RD
    Genetic typing of Pseudomonas strains in non-CF Bronchiectasis

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Mitchelmore P, Wilson C, Hettle D (2018). Risk of Bacterial Transmission in Bronchiectasis Outpatient Clinics. Current Pulmonology Reports Full text.

Publications by year


2018

Mitchelmore P, Wilson C, Hettle D (2018). Risk of Bacterial Transmission in Bronchiectasis Outpatient Clinics. Current Pulmonology Reports Full text.

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External Engagement and Impact

Committee/panel activities

  • Member of the Specialist Advisory Group for Pulmonary Infection (British Thoracic Society)
  • Sits on the guideline group for long-term macrolide use (British Thoracic Society)
  • Co-chair of PRISM South West (Pulmonary Research Inter-Site Matrix)

Invited lectures

  • “Characterisation and management of the lung microbiome in Bronchiectasis”- Exeter Expert Series- Respiratory (Practical Genomics with a Clinical Perspective)
  • Delivered Bronchiectasis Training day to South-West Trainees

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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