Dr Jessica Strid is a Non-clinical Senior Lecturer at the Department of Medicine, Division of immunology and inflammation, Imperial College London.
Dr Strid did her MSc degree at the Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Copenhagen. She did her PhD in immunology at the Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK with a focus on food allergy and skin immunology. As a PostDoc she joined Adrian Hayday’s research group at Kings College London and later worked at Cancer Research UK. Her PostDoc studies were focused on autologous ‘sterile’ stress responses in the skin and their recognition by resident immune cells. In July 2012 Dr Strid joined Imperial College London as a Non-clinical Lecturer and the following year was awarded the Wellcome Trust New Investigator Award. Work in her research group focuses on tissue immune surveillance and the role of type 2 immunity.