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Katie Dabin

Curator of Medicine at the Science Museum

Katie Dabin is Curator of Medicine at the Science Museum. Katie is passionate about medical imaging and medical research, and cares for collections ranging from biochemistry to radio medicine and psychology. Prior to leading on the Medicine and Bodies gallery, Katie delivered creative projects including: the Who Am I? gallery (2010), First Time Out regional partnership exhibition project (2013) and contributed to The Medicine Cabinet (Carlton, 2019) and the Brought to Life history of medicine website (2009). Participation is central to Katie’s practice, and she has led a number of engagement activities, including an exploration of how medicine defines normality and simulated surgery re-enactments. Katie chairs the London Museums of Health & Medicine network, and is currently working on a temporary exhibition about cancer research due to open in 2021.