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Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

Dr Joan Jarman

School/Department: Life Sciences, Pharmacy & Chemistry
Position: Senior Lecturer


For my undergraduate degree, I studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge specialising in biochemisty. I then undertook a PhD and postdoctoral work on the biochemistry of migraine and depression at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London. I joined Kingston in 1990 as a lecturer.

Educational and Professional Qualifications

  • 1986 - 1990 PhD
  • 1986 - 1990 PhD
  • 1985 - 1986 PGCE
  • 1982 - 1985 MA Natural Sciences

Research Interests

Biochemistry of migraine, anxiety and depression. Diet induced migraine.

Teaching Area

Physiology and pharmacology.


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