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Dr Dunecan Massey

  • College positions:

    Assistant Director of Studies in Medical Science


    Undergraduate Tutor

  • Subject:


BA (Physiology); MBBChir; PhD

Research Interests

Intestinal Failure, Small Bowel and Multivisceral Transplantation

Teaching Interests

Human Physiology

Other Interests

Music: Blues guitar, member of Cambridge rock band Coloured by Numbers

Art: 20th century St Ives painters

AFOL (Adult Fan of Lego)

Selected Publications

Massey D, Gabe S, Middleton S. Small bowel transplantation: the latest developments. Medicine 2015; 43(4): 244-250

Cunniffe N, Munby H, Chan S, Saatci D, Edison E, Carpenter RH, Massey D. Using saccades to diagnose covert hepatic encephalopathy. Metab Brain Dis. 2015; 30(3):821-8

Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium et al. [co-author] Genome-wide association study of CNVs in 16,000 cases of eight common diseases and 3,000 shared controls. Nature. 2010; 464(7289):713-20

Anderson CA*, Massey DC* et al. Investigation of Crohn's Disease Risk Loci in Ulcerative Colitis Further Defines Their Molecular Relationship. Gastroenterology. 2009:136;523-9 (*joint first author)

Massey DC, Bredin F, Parkes M. Use of sirolimus (rapamycin) to treat refractory Crohn's disease.Gut. 2008; 57(9):1294-6

Massey DC and Parkes M: Genome-wide association scanning highlights two autophagy genes, ATG16L1 and IRGM, as being significantly associated with Crohn's disease. Autophagy 2007: 3; 649-51