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Sophie Thomson

Dr Sophie Thomson's staff profile and publications.

Dr Sophie Thomson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Hugh Robson Building
  • 15 George Square
  • Edinburgh, EH8 9XD

Contact details

Personal profile  

  • Cobb lab, Research Fellow 2018-present.
  • Osterweil lab, TSA Junior Research Fellow 2014-2017.
  • Gillingwater lab, PhD 2014.
  • Edinburgh University BSc (Hons) Neuroscience 2010.

Relevant Publications

Boyd PJ, Tu WY, Shorrock HK, Groen EJN, Carter RN, Powis RA, Thomson SR, Thomson D, Graham LC, Motyl AAL, Wishart TM, Highley JR, Morton NM, Becker T, Becker CG, Heath PR, Gillingwater TH. (2017) Bioenergetic status modulates motor neuron vulnerability and pathogenesis in a zebrafish model of spinal muscular atrophy. PLoS Genet.

Thomson SR, Seo SS, Barnes SA, Louros SR, Muscas M, Dando O, Kirby C, Wyllie DJA, Hardingham GE, Kind PC, Osterweil EK. (2017) Cell type-specific translational profiling reveals a novel strategy for treating Fragile X Syndrome. Neuron.

Thomson SR, Nahon JE, Mutsaers CA, Thomson D, Hamilton G, Parson SH, Gillingwater TH. (2012) Morphological characteristics of motor neurons do not determine their relative susceptibility to degeneration in a mouse model of severe spinal muscular atrophy. PLoS One.

 Thomson SR, Wishart TM, Patani R, Chandran S, Gillingwater TH. (2012) Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) to model human neuromuscular connectivity: promise or reality? J Anat.