Dr Burden’s research team are focused on dissecting the role of proteases in the cellular microenvironment and the mechanisms by which proteases mediate inflammation in cancer, cardiovascular disease and as a result of particulate matter exposure.
Of particular interest, is the role of proteases in chemokine regulation, invasion, immune cell recruitment and angiogenesis.Find out more
Open to PhD applications in the fields of protease biology and inhibitor development (small molecule and biological inhibitors).Make a PhD enquiry
PhD Title: Cathepsin S as a therapeutic target in radioresistant glioblastoma
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Current position: Medical Writer at 2theNth
PhD Title: Evaluating Cathepsin S as a target and a biomarker in cancer
Years of Study: 2012-2015
Current position: Post doctoral Research Fellow, Queen's University Belfast
PhD Title: Elucidating the role of CD74 in cancer
Years of Study: 2012-2016
Current position: Medical Information Officer at ProPharma
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