JONATHAN RHODES

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Jonathan was educated in Manchester and then at the University of Edinburgh.  He trained in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and is currently a Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Honorary Reader at the University of Edinburgh.  During his training, he developed an interest in the pathophysiology of acute brain inflammation following trauma.  This culminated in a neuroscience Ph.D.

He continues his research interests focused on traumatic brain injury and enjoys teaching both at an undergraduate and post-graduate level.  He is the lead for the Neurological Critical Care section of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Critical Care.

Research Interests

  • The role of inflammation in the neurobiology of secondary brain injury.
  • The role of hypothermia and targeted temperature management in acute brain injury.
  • The use of brain oxygen tension monitoring in patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
  • Decision support tools in complex neurocritical care.
  • The incidence and significant of deep venous thrombosis complicating traumatic brain injury.

Other Interests

  •       Building Big Rockets
  •       Flying Stuff & Tech
  •       Photography