Prof. Fran Platt University of Oxford, UK

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Prof. Frances Platt obtained her BSc from Imperial College London (Zoology) and her PhD from the University of Bath, UK. She was a post-doctoral fellow at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, USA. She was a Lister Institute Senior Research Fellow and is currently Professor of Biochemistry and Pharmacology... read moreat the University of Oxford. Her main research interests include the biology and pathobiology of glycosphingolipids and lysosomal disorders. Her research led to the development of miglustat for the treatment of glycosphingolipid lysosomal storage diseases. She was elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2011 and is a Wellcome Trust Investigator in Science.