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A study of the cellular and environmental context of Barrett's esophagus

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Barrett’s esophagus is a pre-malignant lesion leading to esophageal adeno- carcinoma, where presence of Barrett’s carries a seven fold increase in risk of developing cancer. The histology of Barrett’s esophagus is diverse, containing squamous, gastric, and intestinal features, and the origin of the lesion is still under considerable debate. Professor Lu’s research group aims to define the molecular features underlying the Barrett’s lesion and elucidate the functional origin of the lesion. Bec...

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Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

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Department:
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
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Supervisor
Department:
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English

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