Profile – Yolanda Ohene

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Yolanda Ohene

Job Title:

PhD Student

Place of work / study:

UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging

Area of Research:

Development of new MRI techniques for Alzheimer’s Disease

How is your work funded:

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Tell us a little about yourself:

I am curious physicist who always had an interested in ‘seeing the invisible’ from since doing projects using different imaging techniques. I like it when science is interdisciplinary, in my case, using novel physics techniques to try solve a biological problem.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself:

I can tap dance.

Why did you choose to work in dementia:

I think that Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the biggest global health problems of our time. It is such a cruel disease in completely taking a person away, I think any efforts to better understand why and how this happen are invaluable.

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