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Research project

M2L University of Southampton Transformative ChemBioImaging Partnership


Lead researcher

Professor Sumeet Mahajan MSc, MTech, PhD, FHEA, FRSC

Prof of Molecular BioPhotonics & Imaging

Research interests

  • New chemical biology methods based on Raman spectroscopy and label-free imaging
  • Methodology and device development for commercialisation and clinical translation
  • Neuro-diagnostics and early detection of dementia and neurodegenerative diseases
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Other researchers

Professor David Richardson FREng, FRS

Research interests

  • Hollow Core Optical Fibres
  • Optical Communications
  • High Power Fibre Lasers
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Professor Peter Smith BSc, PhD, MA, FRSB

Professor of Life Sciences
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Professor Katrin Deinhardt


Research interests

  • Short- and long-range neurotrophin signalling and its role in morphological plasticity
  • Early neuronal dysfunction in disturbed proteostasis
  • Cellular mechanisms that underlie tau propagation across neurons
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Dr Lin Xu

Associate Professor
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Duanyang Xu, Konstantinos Bourdakos, Anna Crisford, Peter B. Johnson, Ibrahim Abughazaleh, Panuwat Srisamran, Richard Oreffo, Sumeet Mahajan, David Richardson & Lin Xu, 2023, Biomedical Optics Express, 14(9), 4520-4530
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