Dr Peter Imoesi
Dr Peter Imoesi

Dr Peter Imoesi

BSc, MSc, PhD, AFHEA

Research Fellow

About

Biography

I completed my PhD in Translational Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen and under the supervision of Professor Peter McCaffery. I hold a Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Molecular Biology with a Distinction (Hons) from the University of Hertfordshire, England - 2013 and a B.Sc Biochemistry (Hons) Second Class Upper Division from Ambrose Alli University, Edo State, Nigeria - 2007. I work currently as a Research Fellow with Professor Riedel Gernot and TauRx Pharmaceutical Ltd. 

External Memberships

STEM Ambassador North of Scotland.

Mentor - SmartSciFrika

Research

Research Overview

  • The role of neural connection and debilitating diseases
  • Learning and memory
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Homeostasis of Biomolecules e.g. Retinoids
  • Obesity

Current Research

Alzheimer's disease (AD) and drug testing - Preclinical trials on AD and Fronto-Temporal Dementia (FTD) Mouse model. 

Funding and Grants

British Society for Neuroendocrinology Early Career Researcher Travel Grant - 2019

British Neuroscience Association Bursary Travel Grant - 2019

Recipient The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust Award - 2018

British Soceity for Neuroendocrinology International conference travel fund - 2018

Medical Research Council@Aberdeen Grant - 2017 - 2018. 

British Soceity for Neuroendocrinology Early Career Researcher Travel Grant - 2017.

Recipient The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust Award - 2017.

The Elphinstone PhD Scholarship Award - 2016- 2019 

Teaching

Non-course Teaching Responsibilities

Tutoring, SM3002, Frontiers of Biomedical Sciences (Membrane and Action Potential)

Tutoring, Year 1 MBChB; Student Selected Component 1

Assessor for MB5904 - Masters Research Project. 

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