Current members

PhD Students

Primary supervision (2019 - 2023):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honours' and MSc students (2019-2021) (primary supervision):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-supervision:

Dr Hermily-Lourdes Geronimo (PhD part-time; 2019 - 2025)

Project title: "A double-blind, randomised, placebo- controlled trial investigating the effect of Plasmaide supplement on the serum cardiometabolic profile"

Mr Eitan Ben-Sefer (Honours)

 

Project title: "Determining the role of FKBPL in 3D cardiac spheroids"

 

Ms Clara Liu Chung Ming (Honours)

 

Project title: "The Role of the Acetylcholine  in Cardiovascular Regeneration."

Ms Sahar Ghorbanpour Diploma Engineering MSc BSc

PhD thesis: Investigating novel angiogenesis mechanism of neovascularisation.

Previous position: Research Assistant at the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB)

Mr Micheal Chhor BSc (Hons)

PhD thesis: "Determining the Role of the FKBPL Pathway in Endothelial Dysfunction and Cardiac Fibrosis"

Mrs Claire Richards BSc (Hons)

Thesis title: "Elucidating the mechanisms of mesenchymal stem/stromal cells in placental development and preeclampsia"

Miss Ingrid Aneman BSc 

Project title: "The role of a novel anti-angiogenic protein, FKBPL, in preeclampsia"

 

 

 

Miss Kimberly Sesperez BSc 

Project title: "Pre-eclampsia and cardiovascular disease: evaluating FKBPL and CD44 as biomarkers"

Mr Dillan Pienaar BSc

 

Project title: "The role of Galectin-3 in preeclampsia"

Mr Hao Chen BSc (Hons)

Thesis title: "Novel Biomarkers for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)"

 

Mrs Dinara Alfrose

Project title: Emerging therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem/stromal cells in preeclampsia through anti-oxidant mechanism

Past members

PhD students

Primary supervision (2015 - 2019):

Dr Ross McNally PhD BSc (Hons) Genetics

PhD thesis: "The role of a novel anti-angiogenic protein, FKBPL, in

pre-eclampsia"; Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast (2015 - 2019)

 

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research (Prof. Michael J Soares' lab)

The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Dr Abdelrahim Alqudah PhD BPharm

PhD thesis: "The role of FKBPL in diabetes and associated cardiovascular health"; Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast (2016 - 2019)

Current position: 

Assistant Professor

The Hashemite Univeristy

School of Pharmcy

Co-supervision (2014-2018)

Dr Stephanie Annett

PhD thesis: "The role of FKBPL and its peptide derivatives in targeting stemness"; School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast

Current position: 

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Honours students (2018)

Mr Sargon Lazar (2019)

Thesis title: "The role of an immunophilin protein, FKBPL, in cardiac dysfunction associated with type 2 diabetes"

Postdoctoral Fellows

(2016-2018)

Dr Naomi Todd (2017-2019)

Project title: "A Novel and Early Biomarker and a Regulator of Preeclampsia"

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