How do tumours compete with other tissues for resources?
- Research Opportunity
- PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
- Anatomy and Neuroscience
- Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute
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Summary During cancer cachexia, tumours secrete signals to break down muscle and fat to promote its own growth, we are interested in the organ-crosstalk, and the signalling events which lead to organ-competition.
Dr Louise Cheng, Research Project Leader & Head of Laboratory
Dr Patricia Jusuf, School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne
Froldi F, Pachnis P, Szuperák M, Costas O, Fernando T, Gould AP, Cheng LY. Histidine is selectively required for the growth of Myc-dependent dedifferentiation tumours in the Drosophila CNS. EMBO J, 2019. (Cover Image). PMID: 30804004
Vissers JHA#, Froldi F#, Schroder J, Papenfuss AT, Cheng LY*, Harvey KF* (2018). The Scalloped and Nerfin-1 transcription factors cooperate to maintain neuronal cell fate. Cell Rep. Nov 6;25(6): 1561-1567 (# equal contribution, *Joint senior authors). PMID: 30404010
Froldi F, Szuperak M, Weng CF, Shi W, Pappenfus T, Cheng LY (2015). The transcription factor Nerfin-1 prevents reversion of neurons into neural stem cells. Genes Dev. 29(2):129-143. PMID: 25593306
Cheng LY, Bailey AP, Leevers SJ, Ragan TJ, Driscoll PC, Gould AP (2011). Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Spares Organ Growth during Nutrient Restriction in Drosophila. Cell. 146(3):435–447. PMID: 21816278
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