Laura Frendrup McNair

Laura Frendrup McNair

Postdoc

Knowledge of languages

Speaks and writes Danish and English fluently.

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Current Position

May 2016
– ongoing        

Post doc, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, UCPH, DK (supervisor Professor Dan Stærk) – In collaboration with industry partner Chr. Hansen A/S.
Project: “Investigate the mechanisms underlying improved shelf-life of fermented milk-products”.

[Maternity leave 15 Nov 2017 - 10 Aug 2018 (9 months)]

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Other Current Responsibilities

 2017
– ongoing

Teaching Committee (UU) member, UCPH, DK

Alternate steering committee member, Danish Society of Toxicology and Pharamacology (DSTF), DK

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Education

Feb 2013
– Apr 2016

PhD student, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, UCPH, DK (supervisor Professor Helle S. Waagepetersen)
Dissertation: “Region Specific Evaluation of Cellular Metabolism in the Brain – Implications of Different Metabolic Mapping Strategies in Combination with NMR and GC-MS”
COURSE WORK – Data Visualisation, Project Management, Neuroanatomy of the Laboratory Animal, Responsible Conduct of Research, University Pedagogy, Neuron Glia Interactions, NMR Techniques in Drug Research, and multiple scientific summer schools. TEACHING – Pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, biochemistry.

Sep 2013
– Sep 2014

Postgraduate Fellow, Department of Diagnostic Radiology/MRRC, Yale University, New Haven, USA
Project: “Elucidating astrocyte-specific metabolic rates in multiple brain regions”

Sep 2010 – Sep 2012

M. Sc. Pharmacy, UCPH, DK
Thesis: “Investigating the neural consequences of prenatal nicotine exposure”

Jul   2011
– Jan 2012

Research exchange student, University of Bath, UK
Project:  “Exploring the role of learning and memory in drug addiction”

Sep 2006
– Sep 2010

B. Sc. Pharmacy, UCPH, DK

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Work Experience

Oct 2012
– Jan 2013

Manager, Global Pharmacovigilance, Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S, Copenhagen, DK

2007 – 2011

Student, Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S, Copenhagen, DK

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Education

Pharmacist

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