Lauren graduated from her MSci Biological Sciences degree at the Royal Veterinary College in 2019. Throughout the degree she completed several cancer research projects on various cancer types including: Human Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumours, Devil Facial Tumour Disease and Canine Mammary Tumours.
During her time at the Royal Veterinary College, she was also awarded a vacation studentship funded by the British Pharmacological Society which focused on the use of bioinformatics to investigate the effect of cytochrome P450 polymorphism on arachidonic acid metabolism.
Lauren is now undertaking an MRC IMPACT funded PhD studentship. Her project investigates the potential of protein disulfide isomerase (PDI) as a therapeutic target against pancreatic cancer.