Dr Luke Davies

Dr Luke Davies

Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr. Luke Davies is a research track lecturer in Myeloid Immunometabolism in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science. With a background in biochemistry (BSc.) and immunology (PhD.) in Wales, he won a prestigious Henry Wellcome Fellowship to support his research on immunometabolism in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Maryland, USA. Dr. Davies will now apply the lessons learnt from his decade of investigations in inflammation and immunity to teaching in the Swansea University Medical School and further research into treating human disease.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Myeloid cell immunology
  • Innate immunity
  • Immunometabolism
  • Metabolism
  • Peritoneal physiology
  • Kidney Disease
  • Infection
  • Inflammation

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Dr. Davies’ has built a broad knowledge base in biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics. However, his teaching interests are particularly focused on immunology, metabolism, infection, and tissue physiology. He has built a strong working knowledge of a wide range of biomedical techniques throughout a decade of highly active research and is available to host undergraduate researchers for their final year laboratory-based projects.

Research Award Highlights Collaborations