Edward Eden

ACRE PhD Student - University of Newcastle

Edward Eden is a PhD candidate with the University of Newcastle, investigating how cannabinoids can be used to treat brain cancer. Edward has a research background in cancer neurobiology – the interaction between tumours and the nervous system. He is also experienced in cellular stress responses, in particular the unfolded protein response.

Edward holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science with First Class Honours and Diploma in Languages from the University of Newcastle, Australia. Throughout his undergraduate program, Edward studied abroad in Germany at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, the University of Stuttgart, and Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen.

Edward’s PhD project aims to detail how cannabinoids can induce the death of glioblastoma cells to improve treatment outcomes for brain cancer patients.

Edward is a member of the ACRE Capacity Building Group.