Dr Alison Curnow Senior Lecturer

Dr Alison Curnow is a Senior Lecturer in Cell and Molecular Biology and a senior member of the University of Exeter Medical School’s academic teaching faculty.

The majority of her working week is dedicated to developing and delivering the School’s medical and scientific undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She is currently Programme Lead for the MSc in Environment & Human Health and has become an experienced educator with a wide range of teaching, assessment and curriculum development skills.

Dr Curnow is also an accomplished biomedical scientist with nineteen years experience of conducting photobiological and oncological related research. She is known worldwide for her photodynamic therapy (PDT) research and leadership. She is currently Secretary General of the International Photodynamic Association (2009 to present) and has previously been an Editor of an international scientific journal (2001-2010).

Dr Curnow is an ASPIRE Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, you can find out more here and access more information about her research here.