Paula Beaumont (PhD graduate)

Paula Beaumont (PhD graduate)

Dr Paula Beaumont

PhD Student

Primary Supervisor: Dr Donald J. Davidson
Additional Supervisors: Prof. John R. W. Govan
Dates: Sept 2007 – Oct 2014


Following a Medical Microbiology Honours degree and Masters by Research at the University of Edinburgh, Paula studied for a PhD in the MRC / University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research. Paula researched the host defence activities of cathelicidins in bacterial pulmonary infection, with particular reference to peptide expression in disease, peptide-induced cell death, and immunomodulatory anti-pseudomonal properties. Paula left to take up an undergraduate degree in Medicine, but later wrote up her PhD thesis – completed in 2014.



Updated 20th Oct 2014