Dr Rita Pedrosa

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Focus

Unpicking the molecular mechanisms underlying angiocrine signalling

Upon DNA-damaging therapy, blood vessels produce a cocktail of cytokines and chemokines – the angiocrine signal. Our laboratory recently published evidence that FAK can control this angiocrine signal and that this can help sensitise tumours to DNA-damaging therapy.

My work will identify other players in the regulation of angiocrine signalling using a CRISPR screen. I will also explore the molecular mechanisms underlying how FAK controls angiocrine signalling.

Supervisor:
Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke
Upcoming Events
  1. The London Pancreas Workshop 2020

    May 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  2. 2020 Circulating Cancer Biomarker Symposium

    May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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