Dr Abigail Takyi is a recently qualified medical doctor. She completed her medical training at the University of Leicester. She intercalated at the University of Brighton in BSc Pharmacogical Science. Her interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology led her to work alongside Professor Paul Gard and Dr Sara Fidalgo looking at learning and memory; particularly the adverse effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on learning and memory in mice. This research is looking to identify the underlying biochemical disorders of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder to facilitate diagnosis and enable targeted treatment. She is also involved in widening participation into medicine at the Sixth Form College Solihull.