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Po-Wah So

Dr Po-Wah So

Senior Lecturer

Contact details:

Postal address:
Office K0.25/Ground Floor
Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute
Denmark Hill
Greater London
United Kingdom

Telephone: 85453

ORCID: 0000-0003-3449-8532

Scopus Author ID: 7102823669


Research interests

Dr So is Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy, and joint-head of the Preclinical Neuroimaging Group, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London (KCL).  

Her Phenomics Lab is focussed on brain ageing and neurodegenerative disease, in particular determining the central consequences of peripheral dysfunction (brain-body axis), especially the role of metals such as iron.  This work builds upon her research into metabolic disorders including obesity, diabetes and fatty liver, and the role of metals in normal ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease. 

Dr So is Departmental Admissions Tutor, and module lead for ‘Neurodegenerative disorders and mechanisms (BSc Psychology) and 'Biochemical Toxicology' (MSc Analytical Chemistry’. She also teaches bio- and molecular imaging on various MSc as well as supervise numerous MSc projects annually.   

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