Dr. Shakil. A. Awan

University of Plymouth

Detection of Alzheimer’s protein biomarker clusterin using graphene sensors

In this SelectScience® Virtual Neuroscience Summit presentation, Dr. Shakil Awan, University of Plymouth, outlines the challenges and urgency of early Alzheimer’s disease detection and explains why graphene and 2D materials are highly suitable as biosensors for a broad range of medical diagnostics applications. Watch the talk to learn more about the facilities and instrumentation required to detect protein biomarkers and explore some of the latest results from state-of-the-art techniques developed by Dr. Awan’s research team, as well as the future directions of this exciting field.



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Dr. Shakil. A. Awan
Neurobiology Virtual Summit

Dr. Shakil. A. Awan

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Dr. Shakil. A. Awan

University of Plymouth

Dr. Shakil A. Awan is a lecturer at the University of Plymouth. Previously, he was a lecturer and director of studies at Newnham College, University of Cambridge, and senior research scientist at the National Physical Laboratory. Since 2009 he has conducted research on graphene electron transport physics, high-speed electronics and sensors for Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and cardiovascular molecular biomarker detection. Dr. Awan is a member of the EURAMET peer review panel and EPSRC Peer Review College. He has published a book on "Coaxial Electrical Circuits for Interference-Free Measurements" and over 50 research papers.