By Craig Townsend, Director of Healthcare at 42T
Spring is here! And with it comes a wave of nice weather in Cambridgeshire, a rarity to say the least.
One of the biggest stories as we arrive in the middle of Q2 is the easing of COVID restrictions across many countries. As two of the main keys to unlock a door out of perpetual restrictions, vaccines and diagnostic tests have done a remarkable job and the last couple of years has catapulted vaccine developments and diagnostic testing into everyone’s consciousness.
Hopefully, we will continue to see more investment into new diagnostics, biosensing, biomarker discovery and vaccine research to prevent future pandemics.
In this update:
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Position: Biomedical Engineer
Joined the team in: January 2021
Specialism/skills: Marta graduated with Distinction from the Biomedical Engineering MSc at Imperial College London, specialising in biomechanics, and holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Cambridge.
Fun fact: Sports enthusiast – from ice hockey to ballet
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Director of Healthcare
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