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Adam Carlton

Left: 2011

Biomedical Sciences

Name: Adam Carlton

Achievement: Biomedical Sciences

Year of leaving school: 2011

I left Canon Lee in 2011 and went on to do A levels at York College. This led me to The University of Sheffield where I completed my undergraduate and Masters Degree in Biomedical Science. I am now doing my PhD investigating the role of a specific protein in hearing loss, working for the charity ‘action on hearing loss’. It could ultimately lead to new treatments to prevent age-related and noise-induced hearing loss. This tells you more about my research: 

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/finding-cures/our-biomedical-research/research-projects/understanding-what-the-dystroglycan-protein-does-in-the-inner-ear/

My project is due to end next year, and I’m hoping to secure a postdoctoral contract upon its completion. 

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Friday 24th June - city athletics semi finals and we took 46 talented pupils in all year groups and events! Team VOY did very well today with a good array of 🥇🥈🥉 Well done to all the pupils, you were totally awesome 😎 results to follow on Monday 🏆 pic.twitter.com/GwgE…