Newcastle Laboratories

Graham Short


Microbiology & Virology Services

Advanced Biomedical Scientist

Advanced Biomedical Scientist – Section Lead


Graham stated with us as a junior in 1975 when the Microbiology laboratory was based at the old Newcastle General Hospital, he has since gained fellowship of the IBMS and moved to Freeman in 1982. Graham obtained a senior position (then BMS 3 role) in 2005. Graham is extremely experienced in all aspects of Microbiology and has presented research at international conferences. He has given 40 excellent years of service to The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and is without a doubt a key member of staff and central to our team. He is very much a “go-to” person for all kinds of queries, and is always happy to help.