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Research clinics

As part of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health's commitment to research, a series of research clinics is on offer to the local scientific and clinical community.

Senior academics, postdoctoral scholars and current students present their work to the Little France community on the dates shown, between 2-3pm (unless otherwise stated) in the Wellcome Auditorium of the Queen's Medical Research Institute

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The Autumn Research Clinics in 2018 will include talks from postdoctoral scholars and students.




5 October 2018 ***CANCELLED***

Amy Robinson (PhD)

Mila Maidarti (PhD)


19 October 2018

Karen Kilcoyne (Postdoc)

"Development of a sterilant injection for animals via Androgen Receptor targeting"

Gemma Sullivan (PhD)

“The effect of perinatal inflammation on preterm brain injury”

Paola Galdi (Postdoc)

“A data-driven metric of atypical brain development in preterm birth”


2 November 2018

Rupsha Fraser (Postdoc)

"An embryo’s window of opportunity during the 'window of implantation': modelling the receptive endometrium"

Irene Molina (PhD)

 "Role of astrocytes in central nervous system regeneration"


16 November 2018

Ruoyu Ma (PhD)

“Macrophages Heterogeneity In Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis”

Sarah Murray (PhD)

“The use of big data to study the relationship between gestation at delivery and perinatal outcomes”

Demi Brownlie (PhD)

"Investigating the Role of Tumour-Associated Macrophages on NK cells during Metastatic Outgrowth of Breast Cancer cells"


30 November 2018

Chloe Hogg (PhD)

"Exploring macrophage heterogeneity to elucidate disease-promoting populations in endometriosis"

Sona Relovska (PhD)

"Infertility-associated DAZL mutations and their effects on DAZL functions"

Melissa Tharmalingam (PhD)

“Effects of chemotherapy on the Prepubertal Testis; strategies for fertility preservation”


Talks are open to all.