Dr Y S Milner is an Academic Foundation Year 1 doctor currently training at Barts NHS Trust. Prior to studying medicine she completed a BSc in Biochemistry and an MSc in Neuroscience. In addition to research interests relating to synaptogenesis and cortical development, Dr Milner has also published work about breast-feeding practices in south-Asian communities, lipid biomarkers in Major Depressive Disorder, and currently researches social prescribing in diabetes. She also enjoys working abroad volunteering in medical outreach programs that aim to improve access to health care for remote communities and marginalized groups; she has volunteered in Venezeula, Nepal, the Indian Himalayas, Botswana and Canada. In 2017, she received the Dr Abbas Khan Award for her contribution to humanitarian causes.