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Dr Fabio Amaral Lopes Simoes

Post:Research Fellow (Neuroscience)
Location:CRPC 5.23

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 872812
International:+44 1273 872812
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2013 - 2018

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience: Brighton and Sussex medical school, Brighton, United Kingdom

2012 - 2013

  • Master of Science, Pass with distinction in Neuroscience in Neurodegeneration: Kings College London, London, United Kingdom

2008 - 2011

  • Bachelor of Science with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Biomedical Sciences: Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom


2017 -

  • Research Fellow: University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom.

Research Background:

In my PhD, I investigated the role of the dynein molecular motor and the cytoskeleton in the causation of motor neuron diseaes. Currently, I am continuing to research the role of dynein depletion in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and associaed phenotypes.