Natalja Nassonova (She/Her)

Research & leadership scholar , University of Leeds

About Natalja Nassonova

Hi everyone! I study Natural Sciences (Biochemistry and Nutrition) at the University of Leeds. My research project is about the structural changes in heart muscle cells in a condition called Dilated Cardiomyopathy. I also completed a placement year at Hoffmann-La Roche working in early clinical research and data sciences. For my Leadership in Action project, I went to Mexico City to work on a sustainability project with make_sense. 

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Leadership & Research Scholar


University of Leeds

Laidlaw Cohort Year


Research Topic

Biochemistry Medical Sciences Medicine

Area of Expertise

Biomedical Sciences Careers Diversity and Inclusion Health Medicine Pharmacy Science

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I speak:

English Estonian Mandarin Russian

My hobbies/interests are:

Dance Foreign languages Nature & environment Photography Travelling Video/filmmaking

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


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Recent Comments

Jan 13, 2023

Such an insightful reflection, thank you Holly! 

Jan 13, 2023

Wow I can barely begin to understand what you were researching but it sounds like it could have major implications for the understanding of this condition :o So impressive!!

Thank you Eleanor!

Sep 07, 2021

It was such an exciting and useful read, Ania! Thank you for sharing your reflection on personal development as a scholar - I feel that a lot of it resonates with my own thoughts :)

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