Medical Research Council - Clinical Services Centre

The Team

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  • Lindsey Goff

    Lindsey Goff


    Formerly immunologist for Cancer Research UK, Lindsey has since moved into the field of scientific publishing. She looks after all BPoD editorial matters.

  • Deborah Oakley

    Deborah Oakley

    Science Communications Officer

    Deborah communicates news of the research, events and public engagement activities that take place at the Clinical Sciences Centre in West London. She is a science writer with a biomedicine degree.


  • Kevin Pollock

    Kevin Pollock


    Kevin was an immunologist at the Mayo Clinic before completing the science journalism programme at City University. He is now working behind the scenes on the BPoD project, and also as a freelance science journalist.

  • John Ankers

    John Ankers


    As a researcher at the University of Liverpool, John uses time-lapse fluorescence microscopy to look at the inner workings of cancer cells. He has exhibited with The Royal Society and won the BSCB science-writing prize in 2011.


  • Kat Arney

    Kat Arney


    As a science communicator for Cancer Research UK (CRUK), Kat regularly comments in the media on the latest discoveries. She also produces the CRUK podcast and co-presents the Naked Scientists radio show.


  • Matt Atherton

    Matt Atherton


    Matt is an environmental scientist turned science journalist, after completing degrees at the University of Plymouth and City University London respectively. Matt specialises in communicating health issues to the public.

  • Emmanuelle Briolat

    Emmanuelle Briolat


    A recent graduate in Natural Sciences from Cambridge, Emmanuelle has undertaken fieldwork and lab-based projects studying animal behaviour and visual ecology, and is continuing to pursue interests in biology, nature and photography.

  • André Brown

    André Brown


    André is a group leader at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre in London. He studied physics (BSc, Memorial University in Newfoundland; PhD, UPenn in Philadelphia) and came to the UK to start studying worms in 2009.


  • Daniel Cossins

    Daniel Cossins


    As a freelance science writer, Dan's work has been published in award-winning magazines including BBC Focus, Wired UK, Cosmos, BBC Knowledge, BBC History and Men's Health.