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Biography

Professor Philippa Francis-West has an extensive and very successful track record in Developmental Biology with a focus on craniofacial  development.

Current research interests include the role of the Fat4-Dchs1-PCP-Hippo  pathway during vertebrate development and how mechanical forces control craniofacial cell differentiation.

Prof Francis-West is also a co-author of a leading Embryology textbook, Larsen’s Human Embryology.