Dr Sophie Norman

Science Project Manager, LIMIDRA since December 2010

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Norman was born in London and educated in the UK achieving her BSc(Hons) in Biological Sciences in 1991 and PhD in 1995 in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Edinburgh.

Dr Norman then worked at the St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, UK as an embryologist in the Assisted Conception Unit practicing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) techniques before relocating to Luxembourg in 1996.  She then started working in the Pharmaceutical industry and has worked for several Bruxelles based companies in Luxembourg including Eli Lilly, Norgine & Abbott gaining experience in numerous medical fields. Her most recent post before joining LIMIDRA was Product Specialist Immunology for Luxembourg at Abbott, specialising in the biologic treatment of IMID patients.

Scientific Publications:

2000 Norman, S.J. and Poyser, N.L. (2000) Effects of inhibitors of arachidonic acid turnover on the production of prostaglandins by the guinea-pig uterus. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility 118, 181-186.

1998 Norman, S.J. and Poyser, N.L. (1998) Detection of acyl-CoA synthetase, acyl-CoA: lysophospholipid acyltransferase and phospholipase A2 activities in non-pregnant and pregnant guinea-pig uterine tissues.   Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids 58, 169-176.

Norman, S.J. and Poyser, N.L. (1998) Prostaglandin production by guinea-pig placenta and other uterine tissues during mid-pregnancy. Placenta 19, 631-641.

1994 Norman, S. J. and Poyser, N. L. Measurement of the activities of enzymes controlling arachidonic acid turnover in phospholipids of uterine and conceptal tissues in non-pregnant and pregnant guinea-pigs. J. Reprod. Fert. 1994 ; Abstract series No. 13 : 46

1993 Norman, S. J. and Poyser, N. L. Regulation of the activities of enzymes controlling arachidonic acid turnover in phospholipids of guinea-pig uterus. J. Reprod. Fert. 1993 ; Abstract Series No. 11 : 98

1992 Norman, S. J. and Poyser, N. L. The Effects of platelet-activating factor on the output of prostaglandins from the guinea-pig uterus. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids 1992 ; 47, 285-289.

 

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