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Helen Fitton

Chief scientist, Marinova Pty Ltd

Dr Fitton is recognised as a world-leading authority on fucoidan compounds. Her areas of expertise lie in polymers for biomedical applications, with a focus on natural polysaccharides from marine macroalgae. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Manchester, a MSc in Mineralised Tissues from University College London and a PhD in Applied Chemistry from Aston University. To date, Dr Fitton has been a key contributor to over 35 published research papers and three book chapters, as well as the review of countless fucoidan and macroalgae focussed research papers.

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