BSc Biomedical Science, MSc Biomedical Science, FIBMS
Sarah Leigh is the Laboratory Manager for Cellular Pathology; located in the Royal Victoria Hospital, part of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. After graduating with a degree in Biomedical Science, Sarah Leigh began work as a trainee BMS in the laboratory she now manages. During her career progression she achieved her MSc whilst working in paediatric brain tumour research, supported clinical trials, national biobanking, and actively published. After 10 years she went to work for GOSH where she began her management journey via Swindon, Oxford and then back ‘home’ to the Northeast. Sarah Leigh is passionate about pathology and was instrumental in integrating the research node and biobank into Cellular Pathology to bridge the gap between ISO-accredited diagnostic expertise, developmental research and biobanking.