Leeds BRC Appoints Academic Capacity Development Leadership

The NIHR Leeds BRC is thrilled to announce Prof Eylem Levelt will shortly take up the role of Leeds BRC Academic Capacity development (ACD) co-Lead. Eylem is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Leeds and is part of our Cardiometabolic Research Theme.

We are also delighted to announce the 12-month appointment of Dr Md Yuzaiful (Yuz) Md Yusof, Senior Research Fellow and LTHT Locum Consultant Rheumatologist (from our Musculoskeletal Theme) as an emerging lead for ACD.

A montage of two images of the two new appointees
Dr Md Yuzaiful (pictured left) & Prof Eylem Levelt

Eylem will join forces with Dr Carole Burnett to co-lead this important cross-cutting function.

Both Eylem and Yuz also bring lived experience of the challenges of the academic/research career pathway and a wealth of hands-on know how and complimentary skills that will strengthen the BRC ACD offer.

A warm welcome to Eylem and Yuz in their new roles.