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Matt Dawson


I am an MRC-DTP PhD student researching network asymmetry, the corpus callosum and comparative anatomy from both a development and evolutionary perspective. My route to neuroscience has been less than conventional. After a degree in evolution and dinosaurs (biology and geology) at the University of Bristol, I trained as an advertising copywriter and medical writer. Turning freelance allowed time to take on more science and travel writing projects, while also fuelling a growing passion for all things brain via the KCL part-time MSc Neuroscience course. I now split my time between diffusion analysis with the NatBrainLab and CLARITY-based microscopy with the Drescher Lab.


Phd student

Background: Neuroscience

Contact: matt.dawson [a]


Catani M , Dawson MS. Language Processing, Development and Evolution. In Conn's Translational Neuroscience  (Eds Conn PM) 2017, pp 679-692, Elsevier: Texas, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-802381-5.00049-X

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