Dr Elitsa Peeva

Trainee Patent Attorney

Elitsa joined HGF’s Glasgow office in March 2018 to train as a Patent Attorney within the Life Sciences Team.

Elitsa graduated from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 2013 with a first-class BSc degree in Pharmacology where she was awarded the Best Science Student in Honours Pharmacology Prize. She was also awarded the BSc Pharmacology Prize 2013 from the British Pharmacological Society.

Elitsa went on to obtain a PhD in Regenerative Medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 2018. Her research was focused on improving remyelination in multiple sclerosis by enhancing the recruitment of oligodendrocyte precursor cells. She undertook an intellectual property and commercialisation internship at Edinburgh Innovations, the commercialisation arm of Edinburgh University.