Dr Razieh Eskandari
Razieh Eskandari (Laleh) is a Daphne Jackson Fellow in the School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences at King’s College London.
Laleh’s background is in Organic Chemistry, and she has a BSc from Yasouj University, Iran and an MScs from Shiraz University, Iran. After completing her PhD at Simon Fraser University, Canada, during which time she published eight papers, Laleh worked as a teaching research assistant whilst applying for her own Fellowship. Subsequently successful in winning three grants, Laleh was able to fund her research for the next five years before taking her break.
Due to finish in 2024 Laleh’s Fellowship is sponsored by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Returning now after five years away from research, her project is entitled: PROTAC (Proteolysis targeting chimeras) degradation of OGlcNAcase (OGA) / O-GlcNAc transferase (OGT) as a novel therapeutic strategy for the treatment of various human diseases and tool development