Sally Cowley

OPDC Investigator

Sally is a Wellcome Trust Career Re-Entry Fellow, engaged in a program of research into the differentiation of human Embryonic Stem (hES) cells along the myeloid pathway. She has set up (with William James) and is Head of the James Martin Stem Cell Facility within the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford (affiliated to the Oxford Stem Cell Institute) for work with hES cells and human induced Pluripotent Stem cells (iPSc). She supervises collaborative projects within this Facility, including: the differentiation of iPSc from Chronic Granulomatous Disease patients into macrophages, (CGD Research Trust); the generation of iPSc from people with Parkinson's  (Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre, Parkinson’s UK).

Sally's discusses her work on microglia, the vacuum cleaners of the brain at the 2017 Participant's Day