Michael initially joined the Newcastle muscle team in March 2009 as web development officer for TREAT-NMD. He is responsible for developing and maintaining the NeurOmics website and communication platform. Michael achieved his MA by comparing and combining traditional facial animation techniques with scientific data on facial expression.
He then went on the work on the Design4Science project at the University of Sunderland which promoted significant scientific discoveries within molecular biology featuring work and exhibits from several eniment scientists. On this project Michael was responsible for not only the promotional website but much of the design and content of the exhibition which was displayed in venues including Copenhagen’s Medical Museum and the Nobel Museum in Stockholm.