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PhD student / Clinical Scientist


Annika Rasijeff is a PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London. Her project concerns the novel phenotyping of patients with faecal incontinence. She is also a HCPC registered clinical scientist experienced in performing a variety of gastrointestinal physiology tests in the NHS and private sectors; she continues in this capacity supporting the Lower Gastrointestinal Physiology Unit services at Barts Health NHS Trust/ Queen Mary. Annika holds a BSc (Hons) in Human biology from Loughborough University and an MSc in Clinical Science from Newcastle University. She completed the NHS Scientist Training Programme in gastrointestinal physiology and urodynamic science in 2015.






Research Interests:


1. Evaluation of new technologies for the diagnosis of faecal incontinence

2. Development and evaluation of GI diagnostics for deeper phenotyping with particular focus on assessment of reflex responses to stress in faecally incontinent individuals.

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