Dr Cathy Slack

Lecturer & Research Scientist in Biosciences

School of Life & Health Sciences 

Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA) 

One of Aston’s new research talents, Cathy’s interests focus on understanding the biological mechanisms of ageing – using the fruit fly to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms that govern ageing and its associated functional decline. 
She has over 15 years of hands-on research experience with her work being widely published. In recognition of her achievements within her field, Cathy was the 2015 recipient of the Korenchevsky Award from the British Society for Research on Ageing.
Media experience
  • Cathy is available to comment both on written and broadcast media. 
Areas of expertise
  • Biological mechanisms of ageing.
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To arrange an interview contact Cathy Slack direct on 0121 204 4017 or c.slack@aston.ac.uk