Belinda Agbetiameh

Team Lead


Belinda is a registered Pharmacist in Ghana. After having earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, she gained valuable experience in comprehensive patient care as a practicing pharmacist.

With a strong interest for drug discovery for neurodegenerative diseases, she went on to pursue the Master of Science in Pharmacology programme at the University of Oxford. Within this course, her thesis was based on the mechanistic role of disrupted proteostatic mechanisms in protein aggregation and disease pathology.

Currently, Belinda is a PhD student with the Cambridge Biosciences Doctoral Training Programme (DTP). Her research is dedicated to unravelling the role of impaired autophagy in neurodegenerative diseases. Through her work, Belinda endeavors to identify novel drug targets, contributing to the advancement of therapeutic interventions.

Beyond her academic pursuits, Belinda finds solace in the pages of novels, and is an avid music enthusiast. She is also passionate about fostering gender equality in STEM fields, and is dedicated to empowering women, particularly in Africa, to pursue careers in science and research.


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