Dr Peter Imoesi

Dr Peter Imoesi
Dr Peter Imoesi

Dr Peter Imoesi


Research Fellow



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 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 


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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  • Pooled versus individual nucleic acid amplification testing for detection of active SARS-CoV-2 infection (Protocol)

    Hijazi, K., Lawes, T., Okoliegbe, I., Gupta, E., Wilson, B., El-Sakka, N., Nebot, C., Okpo, E., Osman, M., Niu, C., Imoesi, P., Poobalan, A., Gould, I., Brazzelli, M.
    Other Contributions: Other Contributions
  • Rapid Action of Retinoic Acid on the Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis

    Imoesi, P. I., Bowman, E. E., Stoney, P. N., Matz, S., McCaffery, P.
    Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 12, 259
    Contributions to Journals: Articles


Contributions to Journals

Other Contributions