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Research groups


University of Birmingham
University of Dundee
Medicines Discovery Catapult
Francis Crick Institute
Open Targets

Beverley Vaughan


Programme Director, UK SPINE: Knowledge Exchange

Beverley joined the UK SPINE team in November 2018 and is responsible for the management of the UK-Knowledge Exchange programme. Developing the consortium to deliver a national network of collaborators offering innovative solutions to healthy ageing and treatment of diseases of ageing, with novel therapeutics and intelligent clinical trial design.

With experience across the pharmaceutical and SME biotech community setting up complex networks (Advanced Therapy Treatment Centres, iUK), programme management (through challenging projects at the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult) and business development (at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst). Developing business and academic opportunities through to implementation, as well as teaching and personnel development. Beverley has over 7 years’ experience as a clinical scientist specialising in haematology and oncology in addition to 5 years’ within academia, lecturing and managing R&D within the Medical Sciences at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.