After completing a BSc in Psychology, Michael gained a master’s degree in Educational Neuroscience, jointly awarded by University College London and Birkbeck College, University of London. Following a brief teaching career, Michael worked as a research assistant, working with children and adults with Williams Syndrome.
In 2022, Michael Graduated with a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience. Here, he employed electroencephalography with machine learning multivariate pattern analysis methods to investigate individual differences in human face processing.
Upon completing a ISSF Wellcome Trust Fellowship, Michael joined the Centre for Genomics and Child Health at Queen Mary, University of London. Michael’s current research interests include neurodevelopment relating to malnutrition, HIV-EU and socioeconomic status. Michael is also a guest lecturer on the Graduate Entry Medicine and BSc Neuroscience programmes at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.