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Achievements

June2018

People's choice best Research Poster and Research Photo winner

University of Brighton , UK

Festival of Postgraduate Research 2018 

April2018

Output Enhancement Fund recipient

University of Brighton, UK
2017current

AWERB Student Representative 

University of Brighton, UK 
June2016

Prize for best Oral Presentation (2nd)

MOSA conference Maastricht, The Netherlands

 Internships

2016-present PhD 

Understanding stress-induced immune system dysfunction and molecular drivers of ageing and dementia.

Promotors: Dr. G. Sheridan, Dr. M. Flint, Dr. M. Yeoman (University of Brighton, UK)

2015-2016 Senior Internship

A disintegrin and metalloproteinase 17 (ADAM17): an important factor to improve regeneration after spinal cord injury via macrophage polarization

Promotors: Dr. M. Gou Fabregas, Prof. Dr. S. Hendrix (Uhasselt, Biomed, BELGIUM)

2014-2015 Erasmus+ Interschip

Identification of the recurrent PAR1 deletions in Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis and idiopathic short stature reveals the presence of a novel SHOX enhancer.

Promotors: Prof. Dr. K. Heath (Instituto de Genética Médica y Molecular (INGEMM), Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, SPAIN)

2014 Junior internship

Do mast cells protect from the negative effects of astrogliosis after spinal cord injury in mice? The influence of protease 4 on the degradation of scar tissue and functional recovery after spinal cord injury.

Promotor: Prof. Dr. S. Hendrix (Uhasselt, Biomed, BELGIUM)