Dr Christopher Redfern
Reader in Retinoid Molecular Biology

  • Email: chris.redfern@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4416
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 4301
  • Address: Northern Institute for Cancer Research
    Paul O'Gorman Building
    Medical School
    Framlington Place
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE2 4HH



Research Interests

  • Retinoid molecular biology and cell signalling via ligand-dependent transcription factors.
  • Cell stress and signalling pathways in relation to cancer cell biology.
  • Thiopurine biology in relation to cancer and immunosuppression

Other Expertise

Ornithology (ringing, growth and development, migration and dispersal, monitoring breeding success)
Bird ringing and tagging with electronic devices for research and monitoring.

Systems biology (Masters)

Vertebrate biology (Undergraduate)

Laboratory research projects in biochemistry and cell bology