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Filipa Henderson Sousa

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Edinburgh Napier University

I am a postdoctoral fellow at Napier Edinburgh University. I am currently investigating the role of antimicrobial peptides in viral infections. I am particularly interested in host-pathogen interactions. I completed my degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Coimbra in Portugal.

I moved to Scotland and later started my PhD in Professor Barlow's lab (Edinburgh Napier University) where I investigated the role of the human cathelicidin in rhinovirus infection. I then moved to the Netherlands to start my post-doctoral fellowship to investigate the bacterial interactions occurring in the respiratory microbiome of paediatric patients.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Edinburgh Napier University