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Principle Investigator

Dr Gemma-Louise Davies

Gemma’s biography and research profile can be found here.



PhD Students


Henry Lee (2015-2018)

Henry joined the group to carry out an MSc (2015) and remained with us to start his PhD. Read more about Henry ans his research here.

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Charlotte Fletcher (2016-2019)

Charlotte carried out her MSc research project in the group in 2016 and remained with us for her PhD. Find out more about Charlotte and her research here.

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Craig Dedman (2017-2020)

Craig joined the group in September 2017 to start his CENTA NERC PhD project. Find out more about Craig and his research here.

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Aaron King (2017-2020)

Aaron joined the group in September 2017 and is the first of the UCL cohort of students! Find out more about Aaron and his research here.

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Ziwei Zhang (2018-2021)

Ziwei joined the group in March 2018, and is carrying out a project co-supervised with Dr Gareth Williams in the School of Pharmacy at UCL. Find out more about Ziwei and her research here.

editedClarissa Harman (2018-2021)

Clarissa joins the group in Summer 2018 on a multidisciplinary project co-supervised by Dr Stefan GuldinDr Gareth Williams, and Dr Sudax Murdan, supported by Quotient Sciences. Find out more about Clarissa and her research here.

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Marwa Elsayed (2018-2021)

Marwa joins the group in September 2018, supported by a competitively-won Newton-Mosharafa Fund Scholarship, sponsored by the Egyptian Government and the British Council. Find out more about  Marwa and her research here.

Alexander Furby (2018-2021)

Alex joins the group in September 2018 on a joint project supervised by Gemma and Dr Vijay Chudasama investigating new routes to high precision targeted medical imaging agents.

Masters Students

Markus Markus Grueter (2017-2018)

Markus joined the group in September 2017 as a MSci student a UCL. He will be studying the structure-property relationships in nanostructured MRI contrast agents. Find out more about Markus’s research here.




Summer Students

Teresa Insinna (2018)

Teresa joins the group to investigate 1-D MRI contrast agents, supported by a competitively-won EPSRC summer student research bursary.