Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU
Alyce completed a BSc in Biomedical Science at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2015. She then went on to do an MSc by Research at the same institution, where she investigated novel targets for the potential cancer therapy, methyl jasmonate, using the model organism Dictyostelium discoideum. Alyce started working for the Animal Health Trust in September 2016.
Previous work by the Animal Health Trust has identified the ability of horse embryonic stem cells to differentiate into tendon cells. Alyce’s research aims to determine the safety of using embryonic stem cells as a treatment for horse tendon injuries as well as further understanding their mechanism of action.
Expertise & Interests:
Alyce is interested in the potential use of stem cells across a broad spectrum of medical and veterinary disciplines.
The Animal Health Trust is a veterinary charity, based in Suffolk, which offers clinical referral services and diagnostic testing for horses, dogs and cats in East Anglia, across the UK and internationally. Through its research programmes it develops new diagnostic tests, treatments and vaccines to help thousands of animals.