Staff profile

Dr Ben Sholademi

Associate Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Ben Sholademi Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Investigation


Biomedical Science and Human Biology


College of Science and Engineering


School of Human Sciences




Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am an Associate Lecturer in Biomedical Science and a Senior Clinical Scientist with over 15 years of experience in the National Health Service (NHS). My current role as an HCPC registered Clinical Scientist involves interpreting complex results of a range of newborn screening, acute and metabolic testing in clinical biochemistry and making judgements on the implications for management and further testing of patients.

Teaching responsibilities

I am involved in teaching modules across the Biomedical Science disciplines and within the speciality of clinical biochemistry.

Professional interests

I am actively involved in service development research/projects (my doctoral thesis is related to pre-analytical errors in clinical biochemistry testing). I am an IBMS External Registration Portfolio Assessor and an STP Equivalence Assessor. I also assist in the training of staff rotating through the clinical biochemistry department and assessing laboratory-based competencies.

Research interests

I am interested in translational research with a primary focus on achieving good outcomes for the patient. My previous and current work include:

Membership of professional bodies


Experience in industry