Chris Madsen (Lund University, Sweden) Targeting Metastasis – Understanding Cell Plasticity and the Tumour Niche

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Monday 11th December 2017 / Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 Life Sciences Building
Type: Seminar / Category: Research / Series: GSTT Seminar Series
  • Suitable for: Staff and students with an interest in Genomes, Systems and Therapeutic Targeting
  • Admission: Free event
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Metastasis is responsible for over 90% of cancer-related deaths. In order for cancer cells to spread, they need to adapt to the environment they encounter. Our research aims to understand how cancer cells navigate cancer remodeled extracellular matrix (ECM) and how changes in ECM composition and topology can drive tumorigenesis. Our work is multidisciplinary and we take advantage of various imaging modalities to understand cancer cell migration and ECM remodeling in vivo and ex vivo.