Dr Laura C Matthews

Dr Laura C Matthews

University Academic Fellow

+44(0)113 343 8436

Summary: Laura leads the Nuclear Receptor Research Group in LICAP

Location: 5.17 Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, St James's University Hospital


Laura graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc in Neuroscience and began a PhD in Endocrine Sciences Research Group under the supervision of Professors Melissa Westwood and Michael Taggart. After completing her PhD, Laura moved to the laboratory of Professor David Ray in the Centre for Molecular Medicine at the University of Manchester. 

As a post-doctoral research associate Laura was awarded a Career Development Grant from the Society for Endocrinology in 2009, then a University of Manchester Stepping Stones Fellowship in 2010. Laura moved to the University of Leeds in 2016 under the mentorship of Professors Graham Cook and Paul Stewart, and maintains an honorary post at the University of Manchester.