Dr Peter J. Hanson

Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry

School of Life and Health Sciences
Aston University

Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

email: p.j.hanson@aston.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 121 204 3952
Fax: +44 (0) 121 204 4187

Research Group

Cell & Tissue Biomedical Research 

Research Centre

Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA)


 Teaching of Biochemistry at levels 4-6, Statistics at level 5, and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract at level 6

 Teaching on second year pharmacology modules

  • Applications of preparations of gastric and colonic epithelial cells grown on porous polycarbonate support membranes (Transwells) in biopharmaceutical screening
  • Effects of endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide)  on apoptosis and barrier function in gastric and colonic epithelial monolayers
  • The pharmacology and biochemistry of signal transduction mechanisms in the gastrointestinal tract

Recent Publications