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Catherine Wright


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom


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Research interests

I am a cell biologist with research interests in wound healing, focusing on the role of gap junctions, and the influence of diabetes and fibrosis. I undertook my PhD in Reproductive Science and Medicine at Imperial College London (granted 2003), after which I was a Serono Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, moving to GCU in 2006 as Postdoctoral Research Fellow to Dr Patricia Martin. In 2014 I became a Lecturer in the Department of Life Sciences. I teach undergraduate and postgraduate cell biology, supervise PhD, MD and MRes students, and am tissue donor co-ordinator of the GCU Skin Research Tissue Bank. I contribute to the Molecular Mechanisms of Diabetes Research Group (

Education/Academic qualification

Advance HE

Award Date: 10 Sep 2018

Imperial College London

Award Date: 1 Apr 2003

External positions

STEM Ambassador, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network

23 May 2013 → …


  • Cell Biology
  • Dermatology
  • Gap junctions
  • Wound healing


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