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Dr Sarah Statton

Dr Sarah Statton

Research Doctor

 01392 408181

 

Overview

Sarah is the research doctor at the Clinical Research Facility at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and has been since May 2016. She works closely with the Principle Investigators for each study to safely deliver the day-to-day study requirements.

Qualifications

  • MBChB Medicine and Surgery (Graduate Entry) from University of Liverpool (2013).
  • MSc Integrative Neuroscience from Imperial College London (2007).
  • BSc Biochemistry from Imperial College London (2006).

Research

Research interests

Sarah’s role as a research doctor within the Clinical Research Facility at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust means she is able to work on a vast array of research studies that are within the portfolio from dementia, to Parkinson’s disease, diabetes to hypertension to name a few. Her main area of research interest is in Parkinson’s disease research and this stems from working on a study in London whilst undertaking her master’s degree (see publication below).

 

Research projects

Current Projects:

  • All studies listed in the Clinical Research Facility at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust portfolio.

Publications:

2016: Professional learning needs in using video calls identified through workshops. Statton S, Jones R, Thomas M, North T, Endacott R, Frost A, Tighe D, Wilson G. BMC Medical Education (2016) 16(1):140. PMID: 27165431.

2011: Clinically available iron chelators induce neuroprotection in the 6-OHDA model of Parkinson’s disease after peripheral administration. Dexter DT, Statton SA, Whitmore C, Freinbichler W, Weinberger P, Tipton KF, Della Corte L, Ward RJ, Crichton RR. J Neural Transm (2011) 118(2):223-231. PMID: 21165659.

Teaching

Teaching responsibilities: (Undergraduate, Postgraduate)

  • Problem based learning facilitator for year two medical students at the University of Exeter.

Supervision / Group

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