Sinclair Steele
  • Sinclair Steele

  • Associate Professor
  • Ext: 5342

Education/Training: BA (Biochemistry) - Oxford University, UK. BA (Physiological Sciences/Pre-clinical Medicine) - Cambridge University, UK. DPhil (Biochemistry) - Oxford University, UK. BM BCh (Clinical Medicine) - Oxford University, UK. MRCPath Pt 1 - Royal College of Pathologists, UK. Book Publications: FRCPath Part 1: Examination Preparation Guide. By Dr S. Steele and Dr S. O’Connor (2011). Steele’s guide to Scientific, Technical and Medical English. Dr S. Steele (2011). Revising Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. Dr S. Steele (2012). Short Answer Questions for Preclinical Phase Final Examinations. Dr S Steele, Mr J Harding and Dr S O’Connor (2014).

Education
  • CELTA (EFL), Cambridge University, UK, 2015
  • MRCPath Pt.1 (Pathology), Royal College of Pathologists, UK, 2006
  • BM BCh (Clinical Medicine), Oxford University, UK, 1998
  • DPhil (Biochemistry), Oxford University, UK, 1995
  • BA (Physiological Sciences/Preclinical Medicine), Cambridge University, UK, 1992
  • BA (Biochemistry), Oxford University, UK, 1988
Experience
  • Deputy Cluster Manager and Director of the Curriculum Development Unit (Science and Maths), English, Ministry of Education, UAE, 2017 - 2019
  • Associate Professor in Pathology and Biochemistry, Preclinical, British College of Osteopathic Medicine, UK, 2012 - 2013
  • Clinical Education Fellow, Medical Education, Warwick University, UK, 2009 - 2012
  • Associate Professor in Pathology and Biochemistry, Medical Education, UK, 2010 - present
  • Specialist Registrar in Histopathology, Pathology, Nottingham University Teaching Hospitals, UK, 2000 - 2009
  • Senior House Officer in Pathology, Pathology, Sheffield University Teaching Hospitals, UK, 1999 - 2000
  • Pre-registration House Officer (PRHO), Clinical Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust, 1998 - 1999
  • Demonstrator in Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Oxford University, UK, 1992 - 1995
  • Chemistry tutor, Science, D’Overbroeck’s and Cherwell Tutorial Colleges (Oxford), UK, 1988 - 1990
Teaching Area
  • Pathology (College of Medicine)
  • Biochemistry (pre-clinical basic science)
  • Medical English
Research
  • Pathology Consultant Distinction award holders come from four UK universities
  • Response to local anaesthetic injection as a predictor of successful hip surgery.
  • Do any medical schools produce a significantly higher proportion of "Leaders in Medicine" than others?
  • The regulation of total creatine content in a myoblast cell line.
  • Assessment of mitochondrial function and control in normal and diseased states.
  • A review of creatine transport.
  • Control of intracellular creatine concentration in a mouse myoblast cell line.
  • Characterization of peptide fluxes into human erythrocytes. A proton NMR study.
  • Measurement of peptide transport using proton NMR spectroscopy.
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Workshops for Academic Medical Press from 2010-16 in Pathology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology.
  • Workshops for Academic Medical Press and Oxford Intensive School of English from 2010-16 in Medical English and Scientific English
  • Symposia indicated in publications above.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Pathological Society Membership
  • European Medical Writers Association Membership
  • Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society Membership
  • Intertel Membership
  • Mensa Membership
  • Voted Best Healthcare Worker (Mediplacements Agency) - 2014
  • Oxford Graduate Medical Prize, Final MB Essay prize - 1998
  • Sir William Osler Essay Prize, Clinical Medicine, Oxford University - 1996
  • Graduate Scholarship, Green Templeton College, Oxford University - 1992
  • Wolfson College Medical Bursary, Cambridge University - 1991
  • Lady Margaret Hall (Oxford University) Travelling Award - 1986
  • Ian Walker Travelling Award (Oxford University award) - 1986
  • Exhibition to study biochemistry at Lady Margaret Hall (Oxford University) - 1984