People | Ms. Arezoo Shajiei

Ms. Arezoo Shajiei, Visiting Student

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Arezoo has a background in cellular biology. She obtained her BSc in General Biology in 2007 from the Ferdowsi University Of Mashhad, Iran. She then furthered her studies by completing an MSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 2010. Following this, she worked in the Molecular Pathology Laboratory at Mashhad University of Medical Science using various cell and molecular techniques for cancer diagnosis. In July 2015, she undertook an MPhil in Medicine (Epidemiology) at the University of Manchester looking at drug resistance via membrane efflux and influx transporters in chronic myeloid leukaemia.

Arezoo joined the Nanomedicine Lab in July 2016 as a visiting student. Currently, her research involves the optimisation of the use of liposomal systems for macrophage labelling and tracking. Her career objective and research interests are focused on the use of nanotechnology in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, with the purpose of identifying novel therapeutic and diagnostic targets.