Miss Melissa Scholefield

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Overview

PhD investigating metallomic, metabolomic, and proteomic disturbances in the brains of Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD) and Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) patients.

Primary Aim: To identify metallomic, metabolomic, and proteomic disturbances in the brains of Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD) and Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) patients.

Secondary Aim: To compare results from these analyses with previous investigations performed on the brains of Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease patients in order to establish the presence of any shared causes or mechanisms of disease.

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2018 - Master in Science, MSc in Translational Neuroscience, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), University of Sheffield (2016 - 2017)
  • 2015 - Bachelor of Science, BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience, University of Dundee (2011 - 2015)