Dora Mekinic

Dora Mekinic

Pathway Journey My PhD project, in collaboration with Sosei-Heptares Therapeutics, investigates intestinal G protein- coupled receptors and their signalling pathways as potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of colitis. Biography Prior to my PhD I earned an...
Arturo Monzon

Arturo Monzon

Pathway Journey With 1.5 million new infections in 2021, there is a need for an HIV-1 vaccine. While there has been a strong effort to create an HIV vaccine, the incredible mutation rate and diversity of HIV has made it very difficult. Most antibodies induced upon HIV...
Dylan Cameron

Dylan Cameron

Pathway Journey I am currently studying a pediatric cancer known as neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is thought to be derived from a transient cell population known as the neural crest. During development, these cells differentiate into a wide range of derivates from...
Deniz Vaizoglu

Deniz Vaizoglu

Pathway Journey Rotation 1: PERTURBING TDP-43 AUTOREGULATION TO MODEL ALS IN THE ABSENCE OF GENETIC MUTATIONS Rotation 2: INVESTIGATING RIBONUCLEASE 2 EXPRESSING NEUTROPHILS IN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Rotation 3:GENE THERAPY OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY USING FOCUSED...
Chloé Woodman

Chloé Woodman

Pathway Journey There is currently a lack of predictors of immunotherapy response in colorectal cancer patients, making treatment challenging. A subpopulation of tumour-associated macrophages were recently identified to correlate with therapy response. However, it is...
Anna Kelis

Anna Kelis

Pathway Journey My PhD focuses on platelet rich plasma therapy as a form of regenerative medicine. My project seeks to understand the role of platelets in inflammation, inflammation resolution and lung regeneration as I am working on the administration of a platelet...
Mohua Kibria Mumu

Mohua Kibria Mumu

Pathway Journey Grunenthal is my industry partner and I will be visiting their main hub in Aachen, Germany, in my third year to use their in house equipment. Biography I completed my BSc in Pharmacology at King’s College London and my MSc in Pharmacology at the...
Emily Priest

Emily Priest

Pathway Journey My PhD focusses on characterising the genome-wide transcriptional response of oral epithelial cells to infection with Candida albicans and candidalysin. During mucosal infection, the fungal pathogen Candida albicans secretes candidalysin, a cytolytic...
Mariia Bogdanova

Mariia Bogdanova

Pathway Journey I am 0+4 MRC DTP student studying the link between stress and reward in people with unipolar and bipolar depression. In my PhD research, I ask such questions as: What are the neural mechanisms underlying motivational difficulties in people with...
Sneha Chotaliya

Sneha Chotaliya

Pathway Journey iCASE 0+4 collaboration with Haleon Biography I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) from the esteemed University of Bristol. Subsequently, I pursued an intercalated degree in Medical Research (iMSc) at the University of Leicester....
Gemma Deegan

Gemma Deegan

Pathway Journey Unravelling brain activity and sleep disturbances in prodromal Parkinson’s Disease The aim of my PhD project is to examine and investigate the mechanisms responsible for brain changes in a prodromal mouse model of Parkinson’s Disease....
Madeleine Reid

Madeleine Reid

Pathway Journey Project title: Impact of intermittent cold exposure on function of brown/white adipose tissue and metabolic consequences of obesity (in collaboration with Paxman Coolers Ltd.) Biography I graduated from the University of Bath in Biology (BSc) with a...