Whilst I do enjoy writing my own blogs I'm sometimes lucky enough to be invited to write or contribute to a post elsewhere. I'm always keen to get involved in more! If you have any ideas/comments contact me and I'd love to help out. Here's a list of some of the external blogs/articles I've written: Insight from … Continue reading Guest blogs
A couple of weeks ago we had a paper published in the journal Scientific Reports. This was an important paper for me personally for a couple of reasons, but it’s also a hugely important paper for the field of biology (I know – I would say that). The project also ended up as quite a … Continue reading Be Careful What You CRISPR
Every once in a while as a PhD student you get the chance to be involved in a major project. Spanning years of work and generations of PhD and postdoc contracts these behemoths of science are the sorts of studies that you can really celebrate. Yesterday our paper on boron-based inhibitors of the NLRP3 inflammasome … Continue reading We made some (potential) drugs!
This a blog a wrote a while back following our paper in the journal Nature Communications where we showed that a period pain drug inhibits a complex called an inflammasome and may be effective in treating Alzheimer's Disease. This blog was published at the time but that website has since gone down so I've re-posted … Continue reading Author insight – Fenamate NSAIDs may have a beneficial effect on Alzheimer’s disease