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Fond Farewell to Group Member Claire Durrant

last modified Nov 15, 2019 10:23 AM

Claire Durrant joined the Coleman lab in 2012 (as Claire Harwell) as a summer student and returned in 2013 for a PhD where she developed an organotypic hippocampal slice culture model of Alzheimer’s disease. After completing her PhD in 2016, and her wedding to Simon, Claire expanded on this work as a postdoc, focussing on the causes and consequences of synapse damage, and ways to prevent it, in Alzheimer’s disease. In 2019 Claire was a awarded a highly prestigious Race Against Dementia ARUK fellowship to work with the group of Tara Spires-Jones the University of Edinburgh. Thanks for all your input to the Coleman lab, Claire, and we hope you have many more successes in the future!

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