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Prof Lu-Gang Yu PhD

Professor Cellular and Molecular Physiology


Personal Statement

Research in the group focuses on cell glycosylation and carbohydrate binding proteins, in particular the galactoside-binding galectins, in cancer development, progression and metastasis; and on development of novel galectin-targeted therapeutic agents for cancer treatment. Research in the lab is supported by MRC, BBSRC, North West Cancer Research Fund, American Institute for Cancer Research, etc.