Dr Alick Stephens PhD, AKC
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Alick Stephens is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Women & Children’s Health, School of Life Course Sciences.
Alick obtained a BSc (Hons) Biochemistry from Liverpool University, a PhD and Diploma of the Imperial College (DIC) from Imperial College London, and an Associateship of King's College (AKC) from King's. Alick's research background focused initially on human Monocyte procoagulant activity in NEC and the inhibition of procoagulant activity using antisense oligonucleotide technology, and then expanded to include coagulopathy in Meningococcal disease.
Alick is currently a Senior Research Fellow and lab coordinator for the Paediatric Allergy Group (the lab of Dr Victor Turcanu) where the focus is on the prevention of peanut allergy in childhood, achieved through two major clinical trials (LEAP and EAT studies). The group is currently running several commercial multicentre clinical trials investigating various interventions for the prevention of peanut allergy in children and teenagers.