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Dr Amarachukwu Nwosu

Senior Clinical Lecturer

Amarachukwu Nwosu

Furness Building



Research overview

Dr Nwosu is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Care at Lancaster Medical School. Dr Nwosu is also the research lead for Research lead (Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool) and a former Research Scholar for the (National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) North West Coast Clinical Research Network (CRN)). Clinically, Dr Nwosu works as an Honorary Consultant in Palliative Care at the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Nwosu’s PhD project involved the use of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) to evaluate hydration in advanced cancer. For this work, he was awarded the 2014 Twycross Research prize of the UK Association for Palliative Medicine and received joint 3rd place for the Early Researcher Award of the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC). He also won the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) conference prize on two occasions (2012 and 2014).

Dr Nwosu’s research interests include (1) the evaluation of technology to support care for patients with advanced disease and (2) the use of clinically assisted hydration to manage symptoms. Dr Nwosu is the podcast Editor for the ‘Palliative Medicine’ journal (SAGE Publications). In 2020 Dr Nwosu was awarded the Churchill Fellowship. In this Fellowship Dr Nwosu will travel to the Netherlands and the USA to research digital health innovations in palliative care.

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