Jessica Douglas-Pugh graduated with a first class BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Birmingham in 2011 before moving to Loughborough University. Jessica graduated with a Distinction in MSc Sports and Exercise Nutrition in 2012, and completed her PhD in 2016. Jessica’s PhD investigated the acute effects of exercise on appetite, energy intake and appetite regulatory hormones.
Jessica returned to Birmingham and joined CRCTU as a Trial Coordinator within the Diagnostics, Drugs, Devices and Biomarker team in 2017 and was promoted to the role of Senior Trial Coordinator in 2018 (Diagnostics, Drugs, Devices and Biomarker/ Inflammation – Advanced and Cellular Therapy teams). Jessica was appointed as a Trial Management Team Leader in 2020 for one of the Children’s Cancer Trial Teams and is responsible for the paediatric brain cell portfolio.