Expedition Leader: Dr Daniel Martin
Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at University College London and the Royal Free Hospital
Research Leader: Dr Mark Edsell
Consultant Anaesthetist specialising in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at St George?s Hospital, London.
Laboratory Manager: Paula Meale
Paula is a Research Nurse at University College London, specialising in surgical outcomes for patients undergoing high-risk operations
SEA LEVEL AND FIELD INVESTIGATORS:
Jildou van der Kaaij
Project Manager: Kay Mitchell
Kay was the Project Manager for the 2007 Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition and led the 2009 Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition.
Expedition Manager: Mac Mackenney
As Expedition Manager for the Xtreme Everest Expedition 2007 Mac organises the logistics and equipment sourcing for the team
Medical Officer: Dr Maryam Khosravi
Maryam completed her undergraduate medical training at University College London with distinction
The team are now preparing for sea level testing in July 2010. Equipment is arriving in London and being put through its paces. In August the team will move their laboratory to the summit of Monte Rosa and conduct novel experiments in the Margherita Hut at 4559m above sea level.
Organising supplies and equipment for the expedition.
Mac Mackenney and Paul Richards checking the electrical equipment.
Testing the new Hokanson venous plethysmograph.
Equipment being prepared for the sea level laboratory.
Centrifuges taken out of storage for the Xtreme Alps 2010 expedition.