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Research background in Toxicology and cytochromes P450. General interests are in the liver cell differentiation and liver disease.
Biochemical Society, British Toxicology Society (BTS).
British Association for the Study of the Liver – Young Investigator of the Year (2000).
Liver Biology, Liver Fibrosis, Stem/Progenitor Cells and the Liver
Role of the PXR in modulating liver fibrosis; developing imaging techniques for liver fibrosis; Hepatocyte differentiation.
Currently 3 PhD Students - in Liver Biology and Disease.
Guest Editor - Special issues for the journal Toxicology (2007-2010)
Elected to the British Association for the Study of the Liver Committee (2001-2004).
Member of the Scientific Sub-Committee of the British Toxicology Society (2003-2008).
Member of the Executive Committee of the British Toxicology Society (2009- ).
Member of the ANS panel, EFSA (2011- ).
Patent Application -Wright MC, Porter A. (13-10-2005). WO2005095453. Specific binding members against synaptophysin - a human antibody to hepatic stellate cells for targeting drugs / imaging agents for liver fibrosis treatment.
This research is funded by the European Commission Framework 7 Programme.
MRes in Toxicology - Course co-ordinator - (MMB8032)
MRes NC3Rs (MMB8012)
MRes Cell cycle control and cell signalling pathways in health and disease (PGY8003)
Mres Stem cells and regenerative medicine (MMB8022)
MRes in Medical & Molecular Biosciences (PGY8003)