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Allison Newman

MPhil/PhD Student

 RILD Building Wellcome-Wolfson Centre

 

University of Exeter Medical School, RILD Building, RD&E Hospital Wonford, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK

Overview

Allison studied Biochemistry at the University of Birmingham. During her studies she completed a placement year at Merck Sharp and Dohme’s UK Discovery Centre which focuses on diseases of aging, in particular neurodegeneration. She is currently a PhD student in the Rare Diseases group at the University of Exeter Medical School. Her thesis title is ‘Developing a New Blood Test to Revolutionise Diagnosis and Management of Motor Neurone Disease’.

Qualifications

  • MSci in Biochemistry with Professional Placement, University of Birmingham

Research

Research interests

Allison’s research interests are in identifying and understanding the genetic causes and molecular basis of neurological disorders.

Research projects

  • Thesis title: Developing a New Blood Test to Revolutionise Diagnosis and Management of Motor Neurone Disease

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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