Dr Sara Namvar

Honorary Research Fellow

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Overview

My current research project investigates the mechanisms by which mesothelial cells lining the peritoneal cavity contribute to peritoneal fibrosis and adhesion formation. Prior to this, my in my first post-doctoral position, my research focused on the role of fungal allergens on airway physiology, inflammation and fibrotic responses. My PhD, which included an extended placement at AstraZeneca investigated the role of circadian hormones in meal anticipation, metabolism and glucose tolerance. 

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School Governor

24 Nov 2017 → …

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2010 - Doctor of Science, Neuroscience (Investigating the role of corticosterone in meal anticipatory behaviour, metabolism and glucose tolerance, The University of Manchester
  • 2006 - Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience and Molecular Cell Biology, The University of Manchester

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