Pre-Clinical Oncology (Research)

University of Nottingham
2 years
Doctorate / PhD
On campus
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About this program

Research in the Division is translational and involves strong collaborations with clinicians and industry. Current research areas include: use of reporter constructs for the imaging of key biological parameters within tumours, such as growth, apoptosis, angiogenesis and metastatic pathways and stem cell evolution; modelling the tumour microenvironment including the process of epithelial-mesenchymal transition; analysis of paracrine interactions in tumour progression including HGF/c-met, hedgehog, and fibroblast growth factors; delivery of siRNAs using non-viral and viral delivery systems for target validation; pre-clinical validation/target identification of traditional Chinese medicines; contribution of ß-catenin controlled intestinal stem-cell associated homeodomain transcription factors to carcinogenesis and the involvement of the tumour suppressor gene, FBW7 a ubiquitin ligase, in intestinal malignant progression.

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The University of Nottingham was founded on the vision and philanthropic spirit of Jesse Boot who, in 1928, donated the land that is now University Park. The vision of a university devoted to discovery, enterprise and the advancement of the...

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