Northern Institute for Cancer Research

Staff Profile

Elizabeth Matheson

Research Associate

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

Mycoplasma testing for the NICR

Qualifications

1999 MPhil, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Previous Positions

1988-1999 Research Technician, Cancer Research Unit
1999 Research Associate, NICR

Memberships

BACR
AACR

Research

Research Interests

Leukaemia
DNA repair mechanisms (predominantly mismatch repair)

Other Expertise

Drug resistance mechanisms

Current Work

Evaluation of the role of mismatch repair defects in relapse ALL.
Mechanisms of drug resistance in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Publications