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Tess Featherston imagePhD Candidate

BBiomedSc(Hons) graduate

Tel +64 3 364 0566

Research interests

Tess Featherson completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Auckland, completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biomedical Sciences. She then completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Science with First Class Honours at the Centre for Free Radical Research, University of Otago, Christchurch.

Tess is currently undertaking her PhD with the Centre for Free Radical Research, under the supervision of Dr Martina Paumann-Page and Professor Mark Hampton. Her project is investigating exploiting oxidative stress in the treatment of metastatic melanoma.


Featherston, T. M. (2024). Exploiting oxidative stress in the treatment of drug-resistant metastatic melanoma (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from Awarded Doctoral Degree

Featherston, T., Khor, C., Paumann-Page, M., & Hampton, M. (2022, August). Reprogrammed antioxidant defences in metastatic melanoma cells. Verbal presentation at the Cancer Satellite Meeting: Queenstown Research Week, Queenstown, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Featherston, T., Paumann-Page, M., Dickerhof, N., Kaldor, C., Winterbourn, C. C., & Hampton, M. B. (2021). Measuring and exploiting oxidative stress in metastatic melanoma. Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Federation of Asian & Oceanic Biochemists & Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB). (pp. 281). Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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