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Prof Robert Nicholson 


Current Research Students

Abdelwahab Bensmail:  “Oestrogen receptor gene regulation in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer.” PhD.

Andrew Stone: “Tamoxifen-suppressed epigenetic pathways in resistant breast cancer cells.”  PhD.

Michael Longman: “Oestrogen receptor gene knockdown in endocrine-sensitive and -resistant breast cancer.” PhD.

Maryam Afzal: “Oxidative stress and breast cancer.” Joint with Dr Julia Gee. PhD.

Laura Lewis: “Deciphering faslodex resistance in breast cancer.” Joint with Dr Julia Gee and Dr Alex White. PhD.

Nathen Hill: “Development of a knowledge discovery platform for gene expression profiling during therapeutic response and failure.” Joint with Dr Julia Gee and Dr Paul Lewis (Swansea University). PhD.

Yamini Khirwadkar: "MMP production in faslodex-resistant breast cancer cells." Joint with Dr Stephen Hiscox. PhD.

Rhiannon Hendley: “The role of tyrosine kinases in the development of tamoxifen resistant breast cancer.” Joint with Dr Kathyrn Taylor. PhD.

Dr Richard Adams: “Growth factor signalling and its targeting in colorectal cancer.” Joint with Dr Helen Jones (Biosciences). MD.

Dr Annabel Borley: “Anti-hormone induced invasion in intracellular adhesion deficient breast cancer cells.” Joint with Dr Stephen Hiscox and Dr Peter Barrett-Lee, Velindre. MD.

 

Past Research Students, 2003 Onward

Nicholas Thomas: “The involvement of caveolin within endocrine-sensitive and -resistant breast cancer.” Completed 2003. Joint with Dr Mark Gumbleton and Dr Iain Hutcheson

Laetitia Jarno: “Studies of the action and metabolism of retinoic acid in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells.” Completed 2003. Joint with Dr Claire Simons.

Jill Helen Clark: “The effects of adenosine on human breast cancer cells.” Completed 2004. Joint with Dr Emma Kidd and Dr Iain Hutcheson.

Francis Elizabeth Boyns: “Cell cycle and inhbitor studies in breast cancer.” Completed 2004. Joint with Dr Julia Gee.

David Britton: “Role of oestrogen receptor phosphorylation in the growth of endocrine-responsive and anti-oestrogen-resistant breast cancer cell lines.” Completed 2005. Joint with Dr Iain Hutcheson.

Francesca Greco: “Synthesis and biological evaluation of a novel HPMA copolymer conjugate-based combination therapy designed for the treatment of breast cancer.” Completed 2006. Joint with Professor Ruth Duncan.

Rajpal Singh Burmi: “Identification of genes associated with endocrine resistance in breast cancer.” Completed 2006. Joint with Dr Julia Gee.

Cindy Staka: “Mechanism of resistance to oestrogen deprivation in breast cancer.” Completed 2006. Joint with Dr Julia Gee.

Victoria Shaw: “The identification of anti-hormone induced genes as potential therapeutic targets in breast cancer. Completed 2007. Joint with Dr Julia Gee.

Liam Morgan: "The role of Src kinase in endocrine resistance." Completed 2007. Joint with Dr Stephen Hiscox.

Janice Knowlden: “The role of insulin-like growth factor-type 1 receptor (IGF-IR) signalling in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer.” Completed 2007. Joint with Dr Iain Hutcheson.