Characterisation of a novel interferon in the pathogenesis and treatment of endometriosis

Research area

 |  endometriosis


 |  endometriosis, inflammation, endometrium, women's health;


 |  PhD/Doctorate, Honours, Masters

Contact supervisors at any time

Dr Fiona Cousins

Project description

Endometriosis is a chronic disease characterised by growth of cells in ectopic locations and chronic inflammation.

This project looks to

  1. Characterise a novel interferon in the pathogenesis of disease and
  2. Determine whether IFN can be used as a therapeutic for endometriosis.

This project utilises both in vitro and in vivo models of endometriosis and will include techniques such as tissue/cell culture, immunofluorescence, flow cytometry, PCR, bioinformatics.

This project can be adapted for BSc Hons, MSc and PhD.