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Dr Sarah Rose

Dr Sarah Rose


Dr Sarah Rose


King's College London

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Sarah Rose graduated from Bradford University with a BSc in Pharmacology, and then studied for a PhD with Peter Jenner and David Marsden at the Institute of Psychiatry in South London. Moving to King’s College London in 1990 as a Research Fellow, Sarah helped establish the MPTP-primate model of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Sarah’s research has remained based on the search for new and improved treatments for PD. Between 2004 and 2009 she combined the role of Director of Biology for the King’s Spin-out company, Proximagen Ltd, with a lectureship in Pharmacology, returning to King’s fulltime from 2009, where she is now Reader in Pharmacology. Sarah has supervised over 15 PhD students, many still working in neuropharmacology, and has published over 100 peer reviewed articles. She sits on the AWIVP Committee at the British Pharmacological Society, and is a member of the College of Experts for Parkinson’s UK.