Abbie Fisher BSc, PhD, EPA
Abbie Fisher is an Associate in our Life Sciences & Chemistry group.
Abbie has a breadth of experience in a wide variety of technologies. She has specific expertise in diagnostic methods, immunology, molecular diagnostics, medical devices, tissue engineering and alternative proteins, diagnostic biomarkers, formulations and genetics.
Abbie is also a member of the firm’s biotechnology & pharma, and food & drink sector groups.
Education & background
Abbie graduated with a first class honours degree and PhD from the University of Leicester. She was awarded the AstraZeneca Physiology and Pharmacology prize for her undergraduate dissertation on the characterisation of ischaemic injury in neonates by electron microscopy.
During her PhD she published widely in the fields of clinical mycology and respiratory medicine, working towards the development of diagnostic biomarkers of airway colonisation in asthma and COPD. She presented her research at national and international conferences, and was the recipient of a number of awards for her research. Postdoctoral research in oncology focused on mutation detection in liquid biopsies by next-generation sequencing and digital PCR.
On a personal note...
Abbie has two young children and enjoys outdoor activities with her family. She particularly enjoys running and is a keen photographer when her hands are free.