Cancer Biology
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Anna Grabowska

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


Research Summary


  • Role of paracrine signalling in cancer
  • Effects of hypoxia on tumour biology
  • Transcriptional/translational regulation of cancer-associated genes
  • Application of interfering RNA technology for target validation
  • Role of cancer stem cells


  • siRNA
  • real-time PCR
  • molecular cloning
  • reporter assays
  • FACS
  • phage peptide display libraries

Current Research Projects

  • Real-time monitoring of biological processes during cancer development
  • Paracrine signalling in induction of EMT and the cancer stem cell-like phenotype
  • Pre-clinical models of cancer for target validation
  • Functional role of CD133 in glioblastoma
  • miRNAs in prostate cancer

Recent Publications

Cancer Biology Unit

School of Medicine
The University of Nottingham
D Floor, West Block, Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

telephone: +44 (0) 115 82 31135