Molecular Genetics of Cancer

Molecular Genetics of Cancer

Cross section of small intestine
The Molecular Genetics of Cancer division is investigating how our cells normally die and how defects in this process cause disease, particularly cancer.
A better understanding of cell death will help us to develop improved treatments for both cancers and immune disorders.

Health impact

Cancers: leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myeloproliferative disorders, stomach cancer, blood cancer, gastric cancer

Immune disorders: lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes

Other areas: personalised medicine

Division news

Division heads

Professor Andreas Strasser

Lab heads

Professor Jerry Adams (honorary)

Dr Philippe Bouillet

Professor Suzanne Cory (honorary distinguished research fellow)

Associate Professor Daniel Gray (jointly with Immunology)

Associate Professor Marco Herold

Associate Professor Ruth Kluck

Division coordinator

Catherine McLean

Michelle Birrell, Administrative Officer