Alice Russell graduated with a PhD in Psychological Medicine research at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Kings College London.
Her clinical research with patients focused on the pattern of biological and clinical changes occurring in the context of inflammation, to better understand the role of the immune system on the symptoms experienced by patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
She was awarded a stipend by the National Institute of Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care to write-up her thesis, and jointly awarded the Elsevier Outstanding PhD Thesis Prize for the IoPPN in July 2018.
She has published or contributed to various articles on the link between inflammation and various illnesses, including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, first episode psychosis, bipolar disorder and depression.
She now works as a clinical trial research manager at Kings College London, continuing to contribute to applied health research for the benefit of patients