Amara Nwosu




  • PhD in Palliative Care, University of Liverpool, 2015.
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, 2009.
  • MBChB (with commendation), University of Liverpool, 2005.


I am a Clinical Lecturer and speciality trainee in Palliative Medicine. In April 2015, I completed my PhD at the University of Liverpool. My PhD project involved the use of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) to evaluate hydration in advanced cancer. For this work I was awarded the 2014 Twycross Research prize of the Association of Palliative Medicine and received joint 3rd place for the Early Researcher Award of the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC). I also won the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) conference prize on two occasions in 2012 and 2014. Previously, I have been appointed to National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) clinical-academic posts as part of the Integrated Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) pathway. I have several first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals and have presented several original research projects nationally and internationally. I have acted as an invited external peer reviewer for Palliative Medicine, BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care and the BMJ. My current research interests include: hydration in advanced disease; use of technological applications and new media in the delivery of palliative medicine, and personalised medicine in palliative care.

Media articles related to current projects:

Hydration in advanced disease

Use of Technology in palliative care

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