Dr Laura Matthews


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Laura graduated from the University of Manchester in 2002 with a BSc in Neuroscience and began a PhD in the Endocrine Sciences Research Group under the supervision of Drs Melissa Westwood and Michael Taggart. After completing her PhD, Laura moved to the laboratory of Professor David Ray in the Centre for Molecular Medicine. 

As a post-doctoral Research Associate Laura was awarded a career development grant from the Society for Endocrinology in 2009, then a a University of Manchester, Faculty of Medical & Human Sciences Stepping Stones Fellowship under the mentorship of Professors David Ray and Neil Hanley in 2010.

Laura is now a University Academic Fellow at the University of Leeds, and holds an honorary post at the University of Manchester.

External positions

University Academic Fellow, University of Leeds

4 Apr 2016 → …


  • Nuclear Receptors, Transcription, Inflammation, Cancer, Signalling, Transcription Factors, Kinases

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2007 - Doctor of Philosophy, Medicine, The University of Manchester
  • 2002 - Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience, The University of Manchester

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