Platelet Society Summer Studentship 2022
We are delighted to announce that our summer studentships for 2022 have been awarded to the following undergraduate students.
Bismah Mateen will be working with Dr Sarah Jones at Manchester Metropolitan University investigating platelet and endothelial cell interactions and the deposition of fibrinogen in alzheimers’s disease.
Ellie Benford will be workignng with Dr Gabriella Rossetti at the University of Reading investigating relationships between haemostatic function, vessel health and neurocognitive health as part of the HAVEN study.
Eloise, Bismah and Ellie will spend 8 weeks over the summer gaing laboratory experience in platelet laboratories focusing on projects related to the role of platelets in dementia. This was made possible thanks to a generous donation to the Platelet Society.
We will provide an update on the projects once they are completed.