Dr Liam Cassidy

University of Cambridge

University departments
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
University institutes
CRUK Cambridge Institute

Position: Research Associate
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Research description

Primary research focuses on understanding how the ageing process, and processes underlying ageing, promote carcinogenesis.

Research Programme or Virtual Institute
Early Cancer Institute
Secondary Programme
Pancreatic Cancer
Methods and technologies
In vivo modelling
Model organisms
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Key publications

Skoulidis F, Cassidy LD, Pisupati V, Jonasson JG, Bjarnason H, Eyfjord JE, Karreth FA, Lim M, Barber LM, Clatworthy SA, Davies SE, Olive KP, Tuveson DA, Venkitaraman AR. (04 November 2010) Germline Brca2 Heterozygosity Promotes KrasG12D Driven Carcinogenesis in a Murine Model of Familial Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer Cell, Volume 18, Issue 5, 499-509

Anchal Chandra, Hernán E Grecco, Venkat Pisupati, David Perera, Liam Cassidy, Ferdinandos Skoulidis, Shehab A Ismail, Christian Hedberg, Michael Hanzal-Bayer, Ashok R Venkitaraman, Alfred Wittinghofer, Philippe IH Bastiaens. (18 December 2011) The GDI-like solubilizing factor PDE [delta] sustains the spatial organization and signalling of Ras family proteins, Nature Cell Biology, Volume 14, Issue 2, 148-158

Liam D Cassidy, Ashok R Venkitaraman. (29 February 2012) Genome instability mechanisms and the structure of cancer genomes, Current Opinion in Genetics & Development, Volume 22, Issue 1, 10-13