Dr Karen Forbes BSc, PhD


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PhD Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Strathclyde (2004)

BSc (Hons) Immunology & Pharmacology, University of Strathclyde (2001)

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

UK Society for Extracellular Vesicles

Society for Reproduction and Fertility

The Genetics Society

International Federadion of Placenta Associations

The Society for Endocrinology

The Endocrine Society

The Anatomical Society

External positions

Associate Professor of Molecular Endocrinology and Reproduction, University of Leeds

Jun 2020 → …

External Examiner for BSc(Hons) Human Biology , Edge Hill University

Sep 2016Jun 2020

Lecturer, University of Leeds

1 Oct 2014Jun 2020

Areas of expertise

  • Q Science (General) - Reproductive biology, Extracellular vesicles, non-coding RNA, Placenta, Endocrinology, Molecular biology, Diabetes, Pregnancy

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