Development of Sugars as New Anticancer Drugs
Dr D Pye
Applications accepted all year round
Once a tumour reaches a certain size, it must develop a blood supply in order to grow larger. Cancer cells secrete substances that promote the formation of new blood vessels, which feed the growing tumour - a process called angiogenesis.
Open PhD positions - IMPRS for Heart and Lung Research
Open PhD positions - IMPRS for Heart and Lung Research. PhD Studies in the Heart of Europe. The International Max Planck Research School for Heart and Lung Research (IMPRS-HLR) offers up to ten positions to talented and enthusiastic students holding a relevant Master‘s degree.
Non-canonical G protein signalling of US28 as a new target for glioblastoma
Centre for Experimental Medicine
Dr B Plouffe, Dr E Evergren, Prof C Taggart
20 January 2019
Glioblastoma (GBM) is a very aggressive type of brain cancer with an extremely poor prognosis. For most of GBM cases, infection by the human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) expressing the chemokine receptor US28 is responsible of this disease.