Zsofia Szlamka

Zsofia Szlamka

0+3.5 Student Zsofia is a developmental psychologist and a PhD Candidate in King’s College London, investigating health inequalities, service development and empowerment of families raising children with developmental disorders in Ethiopia and in Argentina. She is a...
Rebecca Casterton

Rebecca Casterton

0+3.5 Student My research investigates a novel mechanism of cell death in neurons, called karyoptosis, which is linked to both autophagy and the structural integrity of the nucleus membrane.   In particular, I am trying to understand whether karyoptosis occurs in a...

Vanessa Megaro

0+3.5 Student I did the 0+3.5 pathway and my project was ‘A novel method for improving sensorimotor recovery after spinal cord injury.’  I thought the MRC DTP programme was very well-structured. It supports students well and encourages academic growth. It is also a...

Sarah Gee

0+3.5 Student My PhD project is investigating the control and function of neonatal T cells. I am based in the Department of Immunobiology within the School of Immunology and Microbial Sciences. I graduated with an MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from the...
Margot Jacobs

Margot Jacobs

0+3.5 Student In 2019, I graduated from King’s College London with a BSc in Biomedical Sciences where I mainly focused on physiology, molecular biology, metabolism and neuroscience. During the summer between my second and third year at KCL, I completed a 2-month...
Nick Livingston

Nick Livingston

0+3.5 Student I gained my BSc in Medical Neuroscience from the University of Sussex in 2017 and my MSc in Neuroimaging at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at KCL in 2019. For my MSc dissertation, I analysed data from a pharmacological fMRI...
Raquel Martinez

Raquel Martinez

0+3.5 Student My PhD project is “Mechanisms of early synaptic dysfunction on Alzheimer’s disease” which will last for 3.5 years, and we are investigating this using post-mortem tissue and mice models of AD. My undergraduate was in Pharmacology also...
Laura Sichlinger

Laura Sichlinger

0+3.5 Student I am a PhD student in the Srivastava Lab at the Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience. In my work, I investigate the biological and molecular underpinnings of psychosis. More specifically, I use human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived...
Johanna Keeler

Johanna Keeler

0+3.5 Student Supervisors: Hubertus Himmerich and Janet Treasure  I applied for the MRC DTP after completing a BSc in Psychology at the University of Exeter. During the three years of my BSc, I gained research experience through participating in various research...
Joanne Anstee

Joanne Anstee

0+3.5 Student I graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2018 with a degree in Biological Natural Sciences, majoring in Cancer and Genetic Diseases and Immunology. During my time at university I undertook research placements at the University of Cambridge,...
Grace Flower

Grace Flower

0+3.5 Student I graduated from KCL with an MSci in Pharmacology with Professional Placement Year. My placement year was in Oxford University in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience where I investigated circadian behaviours of migraine pain. I completed...
Hayley Denyer

Hayley Denyer

0+3.5 Student My PhD focusses on the application of remote measurement technology to identify persisting impairments and targets for intervention in ADHD and other at-risk populations at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre at the IoPPN,...