Tumour microenvironment and metabolic plasticity in cancer and cancer stem cells

Lead researcher

Professor Nuzhat Ahmed

Main finding

This review article covered massive literature on the effect of tumour microenvironment in changing the metabolic features of tumour cells, especially in the context of changed microenvironment in response to drug treatment.


Centre for Reproductive Health

Research group

Ovarian Biology


Ms Ruth Escalona
Dr Dilys Leung
Ms Emily Chen
Professor George Kannourakis

Journal and article title

Most surprising

The novelty of this article is the demonstration of a immunoregulatory signature in chemoresistant ovarian cancer cells collected from patients.

Future implications

This research will help in understanding the chemoresistant features of ovarian cancer cells.

Disease/health impact

Ovarian Cancer