Dr Kathryn Taylor - PhD
Telephone:02920 875 226
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- BSc (Honours) in Physiology and Biochemistry, Reading University, 1974
- PhD from Kings’ College Hospital, London University in kidney preservation 1982
Member of the School's Pharmacology & Physiology Research Discipline
- The mechanism of action of zinc transporters
- The regulation of intracellular zinc homeostasis
- The role of zinc transporters in cell migration
- The role of zinc and zinc transporters in breast cancer progression
K. M. Taylor, S. Hiscox, R. I. Nicholson, C. Hogstrand, P. Kille, Protein kinase CK2 triggers cytosolic zinc signaling pathways by phosphorylation of zinc channel ZIP7. Sci. Signal. 5, ra11 (2012).
New research published in Science Signaling has identified the switch that releases zinc into cells with important implications for a number of diseases.
- Supervision of undergraduate research projects
- Supervision of postgraduate students
Links to other relevant websitesBreast Cancer (Molecular Pharmacology) Group
Zinc-UK - an Association for scientists actively engaged in researching zinc in biology in the UK.