Laura Riggall

Technical Assistant


Laura is a Technical Assistant in the Dehns Biotechnology Group.

She joined the Dehns London office in April 2022 after completing a PhD in Medical Imaging at University College London (UCL). Prior to completing her doctorate degree, she obtained a First-Class BSc Honours Degree in Medical Sciences (including an industrial placement year at GSK) from the University of Leeds, an MRes in Experimental Neuroscience from Imperial College London, and an MRes in Medical Imaging from UCL.

Laura was awarded her PhD in 2021 having undertaken postgraduate research at the UCL EPSRC CDT in Medical Imaging and the Francis Crick Institute. Specifically, her research focused on using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques to investigate metabolic changes in the brain to develop novel imaging biomarkers of Huntington’s disease.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA), 2022 – present
  • PGCert Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2023


Higher Education

  • MRes & PhD Medical Imaging (Neuroscience), UCL, 2017 & 2021
  • MRes & DIC Experimental Neuroscience (Distinction), Imperial College London, 2016
  • BSc Medical Sciences (Industrial) (First-Class Honours), University of Leeds, 2015

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7632 7200