Laura Blackburn BW

Dr Laura Blackburn

Senior Policy Analyst (Biomedical Science)


new & emerging technologies

policy analysis

science communications

Laura has a background in Zoology and extensive science writing and communication experience from previous roles including at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute. An interest in the challenges involved in translating research into the clinic led Laura to her role at PHG Foundation. Laura contributes her expertise in explaining complex scientific concepts and policy implications to projects on emerging technologies and assists with our public affairs work. Laura currently leads our project on Circulating tumour DNA technology use in cancer management.