Professor Carl Philpott, Professor of Rhinology and Olfactology
A member of the British Rhinological Society Council, Prof Philpott chairs the Rhinology and ENT Research Group. In conjunction with the NIHR ENT Specialty Group, they have been shaping the research priorities for sinonasal disease in the UK. A full biography is available on the UEA website. Research details can also be found on his ResearchGate profile.
Sally is Specialist Registrar in Otorhinolaryngology based on the clinical rotation in the Eastern Deanery. She is currently undertaking her academic work at the UEA focussing on the epidemiology and psychosocial sequalae of chronic rhinosinusitis.
Mr Rupert Smith
A medical student at Norwich Medical School, Rupert has been involved with the group since 2014. He is currently undertaking an intercalated Master of Research degree with the group, his primary project being the Socioeconomic Cost of Chronic Rhinosinusitis study.
Miss Jane Woods
Jane is an ENT Research Nurse at the James Paget University Hospital and is involved with research recruitment in the Rhinology and Smell & Taste Clinics.
Mr Peter Prinsley
Mr Peter Prinsley is an Otologist who has worked as an ENT Consultant for 20 years and published articles and clinical reports about ear disorders and training in otological surgery.
He has an interest in Cholesteatoma Genetics and is registered as an MD Student at UEA
Miss Tanya Ta
Tanya is reading the Masters in Clinical Research degree (MRes). Tanya has been involved with the group since 2015. She has secured the national prestigious Wolfson Intercalated award and the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Intercalated Bachelor of Science Degree in Surgery Award to fund her MRes year. Her research projects focus on the Defining best Management for Adults with Chronic RhinOsinusitis - MACRO programme. The first project is 'Outcome measures of rhinosinusitis in MACRO' and the second project is 'MACRO Work Stream 2 qualitative research'. Her paper on 'Outcome measures of rhinosinusitis in MACRO' has recently been awarded the Royal Society of Medicine Laryngology & Rhinology Section Short papers prize.
Ms Teresa Ferreira
Multi-speciality Clinical Research Nurse at the James Paget University Hospital and is involved with research recruitment in the Rhinology and Smell & Taste Clinics.
Former hospital biomedical engineer, Ana was working on the immunological profiles of idiopathic uveitis in a hospital centre in Paris.
She is currently a PhD student at Norwich Medical School, seeking to explore the endotypes in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with the group.
Previous Group Members
Jessica's work on the Feasibility Study for an RCT of Macrolides in Chronic Rhinosinusitis led to being awarded the Xomed-Treace Research Prize from the Otorhinolaryngological Research Society to attend the ENT American Academy Annual Meeting (AAO-HSNF).
Liam is Specialist Registrar in Otorhinolaryngology based on the clinical rotation in the Eastern Deanery. He is recently helped publish work on "quality of life outcomes following sinus surgery in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis versus non-fungal chronic rhinosinusitis".