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School of the Biological Sciences


Professor in Pathophysiology, Department of Veterinary Medicine

John Gibson works on cellular ion and water homeostasis and how it is altered in various pathophysiological conditions. The main focus of current work is the permeability of red blood cells and how these become perturbed in haemoglobinopathies notably sickle cell disease and other red cell conditions. Learn more


Research Areas

Ion and water homeostasis
Membrane transport
Red cells
Sickle cells


Radioactive tracers
Fluorescence-activated Cell Sorting (FACS)
Oxygen control

Areas for Collaboration

Single cell / few cells mass spectroscopy

Research Themes