Meet Angela Kumari - Senior Biomedical Scientist
Explain what your job entails?
Looking for metabolic disorders using different sample types. Analysing dried blood spots, looking for newborn screening disorders, of which some are rare. A lot of new moms will know these samples as being the 5-day heel prick that midwives take.
Why did you choose your career?
I had a keen interest in science and wanted to pursue a career in a hospital other than nursing.
What do you love about your job?
Very rewarding, knowing that I am contributing (no matter how small) in helping little babies and children.
Let us know something that a lot of people don’t know about your job?
A lot of people may think that lab work is very mu ch automated. This is true, however, we also have many assays and tests that are very manual, which require a lot of time, effort and skill.