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University of Exeter Medical School

 Ellie Hendy

Ellie Hendy

Postdoctoral Research Assistant



Ellie obtained her BSc in Biology from the University of York in 2014. Subsequently, she joined the MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma at King’s College London, where she studied for an integrated MSc and PhD based around immunology and epigenetics. Her PhD project focused on DNA methylation in Helper T cells. After obtaining her PhD, Ellie worked in outreach, most recently working for the University of Exeter as an outreach officer. Ellie is currently working as a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Exeter Medical School as part of the NIHR Exeter Biomedical Research Centre. 


  • PhD Immunology and Epigenetics, King’s College London
  • MSc Immunology, King’s College London
  • BSc(Hons) Biology, University of York
  • PGCE (QTS), University of Exeter

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Journal articles

Callender LA, Schroth J, Carroll EC, Garrod-Ketchley C, Romano LEL, Hendy E, Kelly A, Lavender P, Akbar AN, Chapple JP, et al (2021). GATA3 induces mitochondrial biogenesis in primary human CD4+ T cells during DNA damage. Nature Communications, 12(1). Abstract.
Lavender P, Kelly A, Hendy E, McErlean P (2018). CRISPR-based reagents to study the influence of the epigenome on gene expression. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 194(1), 9-16. Abstract.

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