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Teaching Activity

PH3605: Drug Metabolism and biotransformation
PH4701: Teratogenicity
PH4704: Essential communication skills, scientific writing and presentation, project management
PH4705: Science of the Future: CNS in vitro modelling

PH2509 Pharmacology

PHM008 Drug Discovery

PH1419 Cell Biology


Research Interests

  • Design of in vitro neurotoxicity assay systems using human cells and tissues

  • Design of functional models of human neuronal and astrocytic activity

  • Toxicological testing and development of anti-tuberculosis drugs

  • Toxicological mechanisms of sulphone adverse reactions

  • Mechanisms of methaemoglobin formation

  • Molecular mechanisms of diabetic complications

Research Interests

Email:  m.d.coleman@ aston.ac.uk
Telephone:+44 (0) 121 204 3916
Fax: +44 (0) 121 204 4187

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Research Output 2000 2020

Human Drug Metabolism: an introduction

Coleman, M., 13 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) 3rd ed. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 637 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Toxicity bioassay of waste cooking oil-based biodiesel on marine microalgae

Pikula, K. S., Zakharenko, A. M., Chaika, V. V., Stratidakis, A. K., Kokkinakis, M., Waissi, G., Rakitskii, V. N., Sarigiannis, D. A., Hayes, A. W., Coleman, M. D., Tsatsakis, A. & Golokhvast, K. S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Toxicology Reports. 6, p. 111-117 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biological Assay

A closer look at neuron interaction with track-etched microporous membranes

George, J. H., Nagel, D., Waller, S., Hill, E., Parri, H. R., Coleman, M. D., Cui, Z. & Ye, H., 19 Oct 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 15552.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electron Scanning Microscopy

Improved General and Oral Health in Diabetic Patients by an Okinawan-Based Nordic Diet: A Pilot Study

Holmer, H., Widén, C., Wallin Bengtsson, V., Coleman, M., Wohlfart, B., Steen, S., Persson, R. & Sjöberg, K., 3 Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 19, 7, 1949.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oral Health

In vitro Models for Seizure-Liability Testing Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Grainger, A. I., King, M. C., Nagel, D. A., Parri, H. R., Coleman, M. D. & Hill, E. J., 31 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12, AUG, 590.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Central Nervous System


Evaluating the potential neurotoxicity of hexanedione isomers: an in vitro approach

Author: Zilz, T. R., Feb 2008

Supervisor: Coleman, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Investigation of aspects of reactive gliosis in human astrocytoma cell lines: application for toxicity assessment

Author: Holden, L. J., Oct 2007

Supervisor: Coleman, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


The fracture toughness and microstructure of the heat affected zone of a welded maraging steel

Author: Coleman, M., 1971

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Press / Media

Non-animal research needs more support

Lindsay Marshall, Mike Coleman & Paul Furlong


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research