- Telephone: 0191 208 7075
- Address: Skeletal Research Group
Institute of Genetic Medicine
International Centre for Life
Newcastle upon Tyne
Research Assistant in Skeletal Research Group, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University (2017-current)
Research Assistant in Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University (2014-2017)
MSc. Medical Sciences, Newcastle University (2013-2014)
BSc. Biomedical Sciences, Newcastle University (2010-2013)
Assessing the role of protease-activated receptor-2 and serine proteinase matriptase in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. Perform in vitro and in vivo work associated with this programme, including transgenics.
- Lin H, Patel S, Affleck VS, Wilson I, Turnbull DM, Joshi AR, Maxwell R, Stoll EA. Fatty acid oxidation is required for the respiration and proliferation of malignant glioma cells. Neuro-Oncology 2017, 19(1), 43-54.
- Wilkinson DJ, Habgood A, Lamb HK, Thompson P, Hawkins AR, Desilets A, Leduc R, Steinmetzer T, Hammami M, Lee MS, Craik CS, Watson S, Lin H, Milner JM, Rowan AD. Matriptase Induction of Metalloproteinase-Dependent Aggrecanolysis In Vitro and In Vivo: Promotion of Osteoarthritic Cartilage Damage by Multiple Mechanisms. Arthritis and Rheumatology 2017, 69(8), 1601–1611.
- Wilkinson DJ, Desilets A, Lin H, Charlton S, Del Carmen Arques M, Falconer A, Bullock C, Hsu Y-C, Birchall K, Hawkins A, Thompson P, Ferrell WR, Lockhart J, Plevin R, Zhang Y, Blain E, Lin S-W, Leduc R, Milner JM, Rowan AD. The serine proteinase hepsin is an activator of pro-matrix metalloproteinases: Molecular mechanisms and implications for extracellular matrix turnover. Scientific Reports 2017, 7(1), 16693.