Cancer (breast)

Breast cancer

2009 – 2010 Leeds University, Dr V Speirs & Dr D Holliday

Validation and computer reconstruction of a 3D model of breast cancer, to study factors involved in the development of invasive cancer and for testing potential therapies. An alternative to invasive experiments in genetically modified mice and rats.

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Breast cancer in vitro

2004 – 2007 Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, Prof JL Jones & Dr D Holliday

Development of three-dimensional multicellular models of normal and pre-invasive breast cancer (DCIS). An alternative to invasive experiments in genetically modified mice and rats.

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Breast cancer cell lines

Gillian Skirrow Award
1990 – 1993 Queen’s University, Belfast, Dr H W Van den berg

Development of human breast cancer cell lines in culture for investigation of drug resistance. An alternative to experiments in mice, rats, guinea pigs and rabbits.


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