Ismael da Conceicao
2021 Global Leadership Initiative
Ismael is currently pursuing a DPhil in Medical Sciences at the Radcliffe Department of Medicine as a Berrow Scholar. His interest lies in translational research and focuses on the influence of steroid hormone biology on metabolic liver disease and cancer. Before coming to Oxford, he was trained as a physician at the University of Basel until 2019 and received his Dr. med./MD for research into the influence of diabetes treatment on stress hormones. At Oxford, Ismael is Secretary and Vice-President of the Swiss Society promoting intercultural exchange. In his free time he enjoys surfing, climbing and rowing as well as trying out every dish he has not yet tasted. Ismael is a member of Lincoln College.