Dr Emma Allott


Dr Emma Allott is a molecular cancer epidemiologist whose research integrates epidemiologic methods and design with molecular tumour profiling to identify mechanisms linking dietary and lifestyle factors with cancer risk and progression.

She directs -omics and immunohistochemistry analyses of archival tissue specimens to generate molecular epidemiology resources, and leads a research program focused on the role of statin use, high serum cholesterol and dysregulated tumour lipid metabolism in prostate cancer progression.

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Dr Allott is open to inquiries regarding PhD research opportunities that integrate molecular and epidemiological data from populations to understand mechanisms linking modifiable lifestyle factors with breast and prostate cancer.  

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