Science Manager, National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)Biography
Katie Lidster is Science Manager at the National Centre for the 3Rs. Katie obtained her BSc in Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, followed by an MSc in Drug Discovery Skills at Kings College London with an industrial placement at GlaxoSmithKline. She then completed a PhD in Neuroimmunology in 2010 developing a refined animal model to study neuroprotective therapies for multiple sclerosis and continued working in the lab as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Katie joined the NC3Rs in 2013 and works within the Research Management and Policy group and is currently the lead for the ARRIVE guidelines aimed at improving the reporting of animal research.