Dr Michael Crooks

Dr Michael Crooks

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Hull York Medical School

Summary

Michael was appointed as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine in 2016 and currently works in the Respiratory Research Group within the Institute of Clinical and Applied Health Research.

Michael undertook his undergraduate training in Dundee before moving to Edinburgh where he completed his Foundation Training. He moved to Hull in 2009 as an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow before completing his MD investigating the role of platelets and the endothelium in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2013. He was subsequently awarded an NIHR Clinical Lecturer position at Hull York Medical School where he continued his interstitial lung disease research and developed his interest in COPD and the use of technology in healthcare.

He is an honorary consultant in Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. His sub-speciality interests include interstitial lung disease and COPD for which he undertakes weekly clinics. He leads the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals COPD service.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Safety and efficacy of inhaled nebulised interferon beta-1a (SNG001) for treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infection: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial

Monk, P. D., Marsden, R. J., Tear, V. J., Brookes, J., Batten, T. N., Mankowski, M., …Rodrigues, P. M. (2021). Safety and efficacy of inhaled nebulised interferon beta-1a (SNG001) for treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infection: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial. The lancet. Respiratory medicine, 9(2), 196-206. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2213-2600%2820%2930511-7

Azithromycin for sarcoidosis cough: an open label exploratory clinical trial

Fraser, S. D., Thackray-Nocera, S., Shepherd, M., Flockton, R., Wright, C., Sheedy, W., …Hart, S. P. (2020). Azithromycin for sarcoidosis cough: an open label exploratory clinical trial. ERJ Open Research, 6(4), https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00534-2020

A proposal for multidisciplinary tele-rehabilitation in the assessment and rehabilitation of COVID-19 survivors

Salawu, A., Green, A., Crooks, M. G., Brixey, N., Ross, D. H., & Sivan, M. (2020). A proposal for multidisciplinary tele-rehabilitation in the assessment and rehabilitation of COVID-19 survivors. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(13), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17134890

A feasibility, randomised controlled trial of a complex breathlessness intervention in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (BREEZE-IPF): study protocol

Wright, C., Hart, S. P., Allgar, V., English, A., Swan, F., Dyson, J., …Crooks, M. G. (2019). A feasibility, randomised controlled trial of a complex breathlessness intervention in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (BREEZE-IPF): study protocol. ERJ Open Research, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00186-2019

Hidden morbidity: the results of a collaborative community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease screening initiative

Crooks, M. G., Thompson, J. L., Cummings, H., Watkins, K., Jackson, N., Platten, S., …Faruqi, S. (2019). Hidden morbidity: the results of a collaborative community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease screening initiative. Clinical Respiratory Journal, 13(1), 43-49. https://doi.org/10.1111/crj.12978

Research interests

Interstitial Lung Disease, COPD