Dr Hitesh Pandya

Clinical Senior Lecturer

Contact details

Office: 521, RKCSB, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Telephone: (+44) (0)116 252 5810

E-mail: hp28@le.ac.uk

Research Interests

  • Paediatric clinical pharmacology, particularly developing novel ways of performing specifically pharmacokinetic pharmacodynamics studies in babies.
  • Biomarkers associated with management and treatment of childhood asthma.
  • Mechanisms underlying airway and lung development in utero.
  • Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Cordell RL, Pandya H, Hubbard M, Turner MA, Monks PS. GC-MS analysis of ethanol and other volatile compounds in micro-volume blood samples-quantifying neonatal exposure. Anal Bioanal Chem 2013;405(12):4139-47

Patel P, Mulla H, Kairamkonda V, Spooner N, Gade S, Della Pasqua O, Field DJ, Pandya HC. Dried blood spots and sparse sampling: a practiacal approach to estimating pharmacokinetic parameters of caffeine in preterm infants. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2013;75(3):805-13

Hartman WR, Smelter F, Sathish V, Karass M, Kim S, Aravamudan B, Thompson MA, Amrani Y, Pandya HC, Martin RJ, Prakash YS, Pabelick CM. Oxygen dose responsiveness of human fetal airway smooth muscle cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2012;303(8):L711-9

Brown KL, Sriram S, Ridout D, Cassidy J, Pandya H, Liddell M, Davis C, Goldman A, Field D, Kariova A. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and term neonatal respiratory failure deaths in the United Kingdom compared with the United States: 1999-2005. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010;11(1):60-5

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Contact Details

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation,
Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 9HN, UK 

General enquiries to:
Alison Brown

T:+44 (0)116 252 2951
F:+44 (0)116 252 5030

Postgraduate enquiries to: 
Susan Kapadia (PhD)

Anna Boyce (MSc)

Erasmus and Study Abroad Co-ordinator:

Professor Peter Andrew

T: +44 (0)116 252 2951

Other contact details can be found in People

Head of Department: Professor Andy Wardlaw

Deputy Head of Department: Dr Shaun Heaphy

Respiratory Team Lead: Professor David Cousins

Microbial Sciences Team Lead: TBC

Renal team Lead: Dr Jon Barratt