Dr Hannah Moody

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences


  • BSc (Teesside University)
  • PhD (Hull York Medical School)


Dr Hannah Moody is a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Biomedical Sciences and the Joint Centre for Cancer Studies, and has been involved in the molecular study of cancer for 10 years.

Dr Moody read her BSc in Biological Sciences at Teesside University, and went on to complete a PhD in Medical Sciences with HYMS.


Dr Moody teaches cancer biology to level 6 and level 7 tiers.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

MicroRNA-31 regulates chemosensitivity in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Moody, H. L., Lind, M. J., & Maher, S. G. (2017). MicroRNA-31 regulates chemosensitivity in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids, 8(15 September 2017), 317-329.

Research interests

Her major area of interest is thoracic cancers and the drive to understand why many of these malignancies are resistant to treatment.

Awards and prizes

Allam Lecture Poster Prize


Third prize obtained for research poster in Allam Lecture Series 2017.

Hull York Medical School Postgraduate Researcher of the Year


Young Investigator Award


Young Investigator Award, International Mesothelioma Interest Group, 2016.

EACR Biennial Congress Student Travel Award


1st prize at the 12th International Medical Postgraduate Conference


1st prize at the 12th International Medical Postgraduate Conference, Charles University, Czech Republic; 1st prize awarded from 33 PhD students from 10 European countries.

BACR/CRUK Student Award


Teesside Science Award


Teesside Science Award 2013, for outstanding academic achievement in Biological Sciences.