Dr Abigail Spear


09:25 – Trauma Research: From bench to bedside


Dr Abigail Spear has been a post doc on the Combat Casualty Care Research Programme at DSTL for two years and leads work on the cell and molecular biology aspect of a number of extremity trauma projects.

She has a degree in biochemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD on the innate immune response to Yersinia pestisYersinia pestis is the bacterium which causes pneumonic and beubonic plague. It is found in rodents and their fleas in many areas around the world. infection from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.