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 Marty Frith

Marty Frith

Graduate Research Assistant

 RILD Building 


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


Martyn graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSc Honours degree in Medical Sciences with Professional Training Year in 2022. Over the course of his undergraduate studies, Martyn cultivated a keen interest in neuroscience with a particular focus on neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases.

He undertook his professional training year with the Complex Disease Epigenomics Group at the University of Exeter, during which his work focused on epigenetic variation in schizophrenia. In his final year undergraduate research project, Martyn carried out a Mendelian randomization study using UK Biobank data to examine the causal role of serum lipid levels on schizophrenia outcomes.  

Martyn currently works as a graduate research assistant at the Exeter NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). Here he will be involved in projects that reflect the BRC’s core research themes.


  • BSc (First Class Hons) Medical Sciences with Professional Training Year, University of Exeter


Research interests

Martyn has a keen interest in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases. He is particularly interested pursuing research projects that examine the mechanisms behind and potential treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and schizophrenia.


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