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PhD student researching Aging, Mitochondria, and Regenerative medicine.

I currently write for The Conversation ( and I have written for The Guardian (

Ringleader of the Oxford University Scientific Society (

Co-conspirator at the Oxford Transhumanism and Emerging Technologies (

Designing exciting events with the British Science Association Oxford (

Also, I am an Ultimate (frisbee) enthusiast ( -Yes, unfortunately that's me trying to catch the frisbee


  • 2010–present
    PhD Student / Researcher, Buckingham Institute for Translational Medicine


  • 2013
    Interactions of microRNA and gene expression in the pathogenesis of langerhans cell histiocytosis, Pediatric Blood and Cancer
  • 2013
    Gene expression profiling demonstrates that the effects of PTCH1 suppression are not fully reversed upon pharmacological inhibition of SMOOTHENED in human keratinocytes, Journal of Investigative Dermatology
  • 2013
    A systematic analysis of extracellular matrix (ECM) changes in ageing skin, International Journal of Experimental Pathology
  • 2012
    Could cultured meat reduce environmental impact of agriculture in Europe?, 8th International Conference on LCA in the Agri-Food Sector
  • 2012
    In vitro modelling of basal cell carcinoma reveals a novel PTCH1-GLI1 signalling axis that is unresponsive to Smoothened inhibitors in human keratinocytes, British Journal of Dermatology
  • 2012
    Mitochondrial and extracellular matrix dysfunction characterized an in vitro model of ageing primary human dermal fibroblasts, British Journal of Dermatology
  • 2011
    A new, highly selective murine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ agonist increases responsiveness to thermogenic stimuli and glucose uptake in skeletal muscle in obese mice., Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism


The Dame Barbara Shenfield Award for best Post Graduate Student