Dr. Danielle C. Turner

Danielle Turner is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry in the UK. She recently completed a highly successful PhD in psychopharmacology at the University of Cambridge, during which time she received special recognition for her PhD work from the Royal Institution, UK, as a finalist in the ‘Science Graduate of the Year’ competition. Danielle is best known for her work on cognitive enhancement which she has presented at numerous national and international conferences and published in high quality scientific journals. Her work has received widespread recognition and has been discussed in public forums in the UK such as the Guardian Newspaper, The Today Programme and the BBC World Service. Danielle is also recognised for her excellent science communication – she writes for the online science magazine ‘Naked Scientists’ and the Journal of Experimental Biology and has received awards from the New Scientist/Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council UK (Max Perutz essay competition) and the Daily Telegraph.

Dr. Turner joined the CCLE as a Fellow in 2005.