Episode 71: Dr Faith Uwadiae - Hidden connections - Malaria, Cancer and more
In this episode Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham discussing the relationship between Malaria, Cancer and more with Dr Faith Uwadiae, a Postdoctoral Training Fellow at the Francis Crick Institute.
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Biography - Dr. Faith Uwadiae
Faith Uwadiae is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Her research is within the field of immunology and focuses on understanding the link between malaria and a type of cancer called Burkitt’s Lymphoma.
She started her scientific career by pursuing a BSc in Biochemistry at King’s College London, before undertaking an MRes in Biomedical Research and a PhD in Immunology, both at Imperial College London.
Currently, she is also an Early Career Representative for the British Society of Immunology’s Forum, working to raise issues and ideas to create policy change to shape UK immunology.
Faith is passionate about improving racial diversity in STEM and does whatever she can through university and public engagement lectures, events, articles and social media.