Cassidy Nelson

Cassidy Nelson
  • Researcher
  • Company: Future of Humanity Institute

Cassidy is a Research Scholar at the Future of Humanity Institute and a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford. Her research centres on global catastrophic biological risks and the threats posed by advanced biotechnology, with a focus on answering fundamental questions about novel pathogens with pandemic potential. She is also a qualified doctor in Australia and has previously worked in hospital and laboratory-based medicine, human biosecurity and communicable disease public health. She completed her undergraduate studies in Neuroscience and Developmental Biology and her medical degree at the University of Queensland, and holds a Masters of Public Health from the University of Melbourne.

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