Dr Philippa Hulley

BSc Med; BSc Med Hons; PhD (Cape Town)


Tutorial Fellow in Medicine, St Hilda's College
University Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Sciences, Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Dr Philippa Hulley is University Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Sciences with the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences. She was Senior Lecturer (University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Health Sciences) from 1996-2003 and joined the newly established Botnar Research Centre (University of Oxford) in 2003. Dr Hulley teaches Undergraduate medical students at St Hilda's and within the Medical Division. She tutors preclinical medics in Organisation of the Body and Molecular Medicine and is Organizing Tutor for Biomedical Sciences at St Hilda’s.


(Cell biology, signalling, molecular medicine)

Dr Philippa Hulley studies drug mechanisms and side effects in musculoskeletal tissues. Her current work focuses on metabolic aging in tendon and cartilage, as well as the development of biomarkers for use in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis and tendinopathy. Translational projects with industry and clinicians are a special interest. Dr Hulley leads a research group investigating cell signalling in bone and joint degeneration and regeneration and supervises laboratory-based DPhil, MD and MSc research students.


See Dr Hulley's departmental web page for her full list of publications.