Research projects:

  • Function and therapeutic targeting of dystrophin protein products in the brain
  • The role of the DMD gene in cancer
  • Pre-clinical and clinical studies to develop antisense oligonucleotide-mediated exon skipping as a therapy for DMD
  • Biochemical characterisation of Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD)
  • RNA processing in neurodegeneration
  • Evaluation of RNA trans-splicing therapy for spinocerebellar ataxia, type 1

Pedagogic research:

  • Formalisation of science communication training for undergraduate students
  • Blogging as a teaching tool for the life sciences

I welcome studentship and postdoctoral requests throughout the year, please get in touch: karen.anthony@northampton.ac.uk