Imogen Swift

PhD Student

Imogen is a PhD student in the biomarkers lab at the UK Dementia Research Institute. She has a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Exeter and an MSc in Molecular Neuroscience from the University of Bristol. She joined the team in 2018 as a research assistant, helping to co-ordinate the biomarker samples within GENFI. Since 2021 she has been working on developing biomarkers for progranulin-associated FTD as part of her PhD. In 2021 she was shortlisted for the MRC Max Perutz Science Writing Award for a piece called: ‘It’s in the blood: the race to treat frontotemporal dementia.’.