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23/08/21

Chordoma UK update

A success story for Chordoma research – Dr Inga - the co-ordinator of the Understanding Chordoma study receives Fellowship

Dr Inga Usher, who coordinates the Understanding Chordoma national cohort study, has been awarded a research fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons. This fellowship will provide funding for Inga to continue her research into Chordoma after the completion of her PhD.

Inga’s intention is to pursue a career as a neurosurgeon and she hopes to specialise as a Chordoma and skull base surgeon in the future. During her additional time in research, Inga will continue to focus on the questions that she has been addressing as a PhD clinical fellow which include trying to understand how Chordoma develops by analysing genetic sequencing data. She will also continue to coordinate the Understanding Chordoma study. 

Well done Inga! 

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