Cum Laude doctorate for Tom Schirris

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On 20 December, Tom Schirris, of the Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, theme Mitochondrial diseases successfully defended his thesis entitled, 'Identifying on- and off-target mitochondrial drug effects by systems medicine', and was awarded the doctorate with the distinction Cum Laude.

He is currently doing postdoctoral research at the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge funded by a prestigious EMBO Long-Term Fellowship, to explore the role of mitochondrial carriers as drug transporters and targets.

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