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Biography

I am a specialist registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and clinical academic based at the University of Edinburgh undertaking a PhD at the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health. My research looks at the impact of chemotherapy on extracellular vesicles, small lipid-bound molecules released by cells which play an important role in cell to cell communication.  

Prior to this, I was an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Warwick, investigating the role of chronic endometritis in recurrent pregnancy loss. 

In addition to my PhD I am leading a global initaitve to develop a core outcome set for future male fertility research: https://www.ed.ac.uk/centre-reproductive-health/commit

I am the immediate past chair of the UK Audit and Research Collaborative in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (UK ARCOG), a national collaborative of trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology who aim to delivery national audit, service evaluation and research projects. In addition to chairing the UK AROCG, I have sat on on the National Trainees Committee and Academic Board of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 

I currently sit on the RCOG scientific advisary comittee and strategic advisory forum. 

 

Current Research Interests

I am currently undertaking an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship investigating the role and release of extracellular vesicles, small lipid-bound particles, in response to chemotherapy to better understand the full impact of chemotherapy. 

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine & Surgery , Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Health Research , Master of Science

Medicine , Master of Research

External positions

Member of the Academic Board , Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee , Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Member of the National Trainees Committee , Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Chair , UK Audit and Research Collaborative in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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