Esther Cooke is a 4th year PhD student at the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds. Her research interests include molecular mechanisms of haemostasis and thrombosis. Outside of work, Esther engages in various outdoor pursuits such as walking and climbing. She also enjoys music, spending time with friends, and is actively involved with her local church. With a keen interest in writing, Esther aims to start her own blog in the near future.