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Dr Alison Halliday

After completing an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry & Genetics at Sheffield University, Alison was awarded a PhD in Human Molecular Genetics at the University of Newcastle. She carried out five years as a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCL, investigating the genes involved in a childhood obesity syndrome. Moving into science communications, she spent ten years at Cancer Research UK engaging the public about the charity’s work. She now specialises in writing about research across the life sciences, medicine and health.

Blogs by Author
3 Aug 2020
Carbon nanoparticles with gold mesh
13 Jul 2020
Analytical Chemistry, Water Purity
Is Microflow LC-MS/MS Poised to Transform the Field of Proteomics?
Dr Alison Halliday

Technicians Carrying Out Research In Laboratory

Technicians Carrying Out Research In Laboratory
22 Jun 2020
Analytical Chemistry, Water Purity
Could Faecal Testing Help Personalise Cancer Treatment?
Dr Alison Halliday

Scientific Testing

Scientific Testing
15 Jun 2020
Clinical & Pharma, Science of the Future
Using Nanotechnology to Improve the Treatment of Chronic Skin Wounds
Dr Alison Halliday

Skin Infection

Skin Infection
1 Jun 2020
Clinical & Pharma, Science of the Future
Can Clay Help Control The Release Of Drugs For Treating Alzheimer’s Disease?
Dr Alison Halliday

Senior marriage sitting on the sofa and looking at old photos

Senior marriage sitting on the sofa and looking at old photos
25 May 2020
Analytical Chemistry, Cool Science
Fancy A Glass Of Mango Wine?
Dr Alison Halliday

Young Asian Thai farmer picking mango fruit in organic farm

Young Asian Thai farmer picking mango fruit in organic farm
17 May 2020
Clinical & Pharma, Science of the Future
Tackling Antibiotic Resistance Using DNA
Dr Alison Halliday

DNA Testing

DNA Testing
10 May 2020
Clinical & Pharma, Science of the Future
A Comprehensive Approach for Characterising Therapeutic Antibodies
Dr Alison Halliday

Scientist at work

Scientist at work