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Research degrees

Current PhD students and Clinical Training Fellows

Samantha Arathimou - Gli as a novel therapeutic target in malignant mesothelioma, funded by the British Lung Foundation

Dr Adam Pennycuick - Mechanisms of progression to invasive lung cancer: a systems biology approach, funded by a Wellcome Clinical PhD Fellowship.

Dr Doraid Alrifai - The role of the gene BAP1 in DNA damage response, funded by a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Training Fellowship 

Dr Sarah Clarke - Understanding the role of respiratory epithelial basal cells in lung disease, funded by GSK

Dr Sophia Antoniou - Improving the early diagnosis of Lung Cancer: testing and validation of biomarkers for early diagnosis, funded by the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Recent PhD graduates

Dr Laura Succony, 2017, Defining the role of LRIG1 dependent EGFR signalling on airway homeostasis and lung cancer development

Dr Nicholas Hamilton, 2017, Tissue-engineering airway mucosa

Dr Tanvi Agrawal

Dr Colin Butler, Tissue engineering upper airway mucosa

Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching

Members of the Centre actively contribute to the undergraduate MBBS, iBSc, BSc and Masters teaching programmes within the Division. The Centre provides BSc and MSc/MRes research project supervision for highly motivated students. Students wishing to undertake their project in the Centre should initially contact the Principal Investigator or Senior Research Associate whose research area most interests you.

Interested in joining the team?

If you have a good academic record and are interested in a career in biological science or academic medicine and would like to discuss opportunities in our Centre then please contact the Principal Investigator or Senior Research Associate whose research area most interests you.