Kathryn Murray

Kathryn Murray

Kat completed her MChem in Chemistry for Drug Discovery (first class honours) at the University of Bath (2009-2013). She worked as an assistant scientist at Systagenix (becoming Woundchek Laboratories in 2014) before starting her PhD at the University of Sheffield as part of the Polymers, Soft Matter and Colloids CDT. Kat’s research focuses on transdermal drug delivery to reduce scar contracture.

Project: Transdermal delivery for the prevention of scar contracture

Funding: EPSRC and University of Sheffield through the EPSRC CDT in Polymers, Soft Matter and Colloids

Kat is co-supervised by Sheila MacNeil.


  • Poster prize at the Advanced Materials for Biomedical Applications Conference in Ghent.