BSc Hons Neuroscience, 2015 (Dalhousie University, Canada)
MSc Neurosciences, 2017 (Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, University of Göttingen, Germany)
pain neurobiology, transcriptomics, bioinformatics
Ali is a PhD candidate reading for ‘Ion Channels and Disease’. She has a background in sensory physiology, having previously worked under Prof. Ian Meinertzhagen and Dr. Vic Rafuse at Dalhousie University (Halifax, CA). She completed her MSc at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine (Göttingen, DE) with Prof. Manuela Schmidt.
Her current research focuses on the molecular profiling of murine DRG neurons in painful conditions with Prof. David Bennett.
GTC MSDTC Scholarship
Studying human nociceptors: from fundamentals to clinic
Middleton SJ. et al, (2021), Brain
Vti1b promotes TRPV1 sensitization during inflammatory pain.
Sondermann JR. et al, (2019), Pain, 160, 508 - 527
Proteome-based systems biology in chronic pain
Gomez-Varela D. et al, (2019), Journal of Proteomics, 190, 1 - 11
Region-Resolved Quantitative Proteome Profiling Reveals Molecular Dynamics Associated With Chronic Pain in the PNS and Spinal Cord
Barry AM. et al, (2018), Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 11