Dr Toye is currently Senior Lecturer in Erythrocyte Biology at the Department of Biochemistry and one of 17 Principal Investigators for NHSBT. His current laboratory consists of 1 Research Fellow, 2 postdocs, a research assistant and 3 PhD students. He holds several active grants (approx. £1.5 million over 5 years) to study erythrocyte biology, erythropoiesis and the culture of red blood cells. In 2013, Dr Toye was awarded the Race and Sanger prize by the British Blood Transfusion Society.