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Research groups

Lucy McDermott

Lucy McDermott is a Ph.D. student in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford and a member of David Bennett’s Pain Research group. Her research focuses on the role of the voltage gated sodium channel NaV1.7 in human nociception. Lucy’s work uses iPSC derived nociceptors in combination with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing to functionally characterise NaV1.7 in a human model system.

Awards & Funding

Santander Global Scholar

Sherrington Poster Prize, 9th Oxford Neuroscience Symposium

IARU-University of Tokyo Travel Grant

Sasakawa Japan Foundation Grant

Guarantors of Brain Travel Grant

Thomas Willis Poster Prize

NDCN Departmental Prize Studentship