UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


Women and Girls in Science

To celebrate International Women's Day we're featuring some of our brilliant staff and students at the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
Nekisa Zakeri

Dr Nekisa Zakeri

Dr Nekisa Zakeri is a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow in the UCL Division of Infection and Immunity. She reached the final of the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) national competition in 2020.

Ramani Moonesinghe

Professor Ramani Moonesinghe

Professor Ramani Moonesinghe (UCL Surgery & Interventional Science) has been made an OBE for services to anaesthesia, perioperative and critical care.

Dr Susan Heavey and Dr Hayley Pye

Dr Susan Heavey and Dr Hayley Pye

Dr Susan Heavey and Dr Hayley Pye are cancer researchers who have teamed up to create a Youtube channel called Cancer Research Demystified.

Dr Jennifer Rohn

Dr Jennifer Rohn

Dr Jennifer Rohn is a Principal Research Fellow and research group leader in the Division of Medicine and the Head of the Centre of Urological Biology at UCL.

Prof Caroline Moore

Professor Caroline Moore

Caroline Moore is a Senior Clinical Researcher at University College London and Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon at University College Hospital. 

 Mala Maini

Professor Mala Maini

Professor of Viral Immunology in the Division of Infection and Immunity at University College London, also working as a Consultant Physician in a viral hepatitis clinic. 

Dr Claire Roddie

Dr Claire Roddie

Dr Claire Roddie is a Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Haematology at UCL. Watch Claire explain how CAR-T cell therapy works

Maxine Tran UCL

Professor Maxine Tran

Professor Maxine Tran is Associate Professor in Renal Cancer, Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon and academic lead for the Specialist Centre for Kidney Cancer.

Katherine Woolf UCL

Dr Katherine Woolf

Dr Katherine Woolf is an NIHR career development fellow and associate professor in medical education at UCL Medical School. 

UCL Medical Sciences Lecture Series - virtual events designed to inspire you with the fascinating world of medical sciences. View all public lectures.

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Can we grow artificial tissues and organs in the lab?

Wenhui Song, Head of the UCL Centre for Biomaterials in Surgical Reconstruction and Regeneration, talks about the latest advances and challenges in growing synthetic tissues and organs for regenerative medicine and surgical treatments. 

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Why is dental health so important for children?

Dr Susan Parekh, Clinical Senior Lecturer at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, focuses on the problems of children’s poor oral health and the role of the Paediatric Dentist. 

Students in Science

We're very proud of our students and alumni  - learn more about their #lifeinmedicalsciences

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