Join us for this webinar featuring research updates from three of our MCR students. Starting from 6pm on Thursday 20th May, we will hear more about their research which specifically focuses on Healthcare. Book your place below!

Our Panellists:

Lauren OverendLauren Overend
Lauren is a 3rd year DPhil student in Genomic Medicine and Statistics, based at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics. Lauren’s research focuses on understanding the role of the adaptive immune system on the disease course of sepsis, specifically by performing high-throughput sequencing of B cell and T cell receptor repertoires. She is jointly supervised by Dr. Rachael Bashford-Rogers and Professor Julian Knight. Prior to her PhD Lauren received a BSc in Genetics from University College London. During her studies she completed a variety of genetics-based research internships including: ancient DNA analysis of historical leprosy, improving the nutrient content of wheat and susceptibility of livestock to infectious disease.

Azmi Rahman

Azmi Rahman
Azmi is a doctoral student in Musculoskeletal Sciences and Data Science in the Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre, and an A*STAR (MBBS-DPhil) scholar. He has a strong interest in evidence-based medical implant development and surgical innovation, stemming from his background in Biomedical Engineering (Imperial), which he graduated on the Dean’s List. Azmi currently explores the in-vivo effects of knee replacements using clinical data, and explores design modifications to improve outcomes. In his career, he seeks to bridge the gap between surgical expertise and medical device engineering.

Jean-Christophe SpiliotisJean-Christophe Spiliotis
Jean-Christophe is an MPhil candidate in Economics and a one-time non-stipendiary lecturer in Mathematics at Oriel. His research and teaching are centred around quantitative methods and (mental) models in economics, with applications to health care and industrial strategy. His work was featured at the 2018 Empirical Management Conference at Harvard Business School, as well as in reports by the LSE Growth Commission and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Jean-Christophe holds a double Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Sydney and Sciences Po Paris.

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