Dr Susana Ros


Position: Research Associate
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Research description

My research has been so far focused on Metabolism and Cancer, in understanding the effects of perturbation of metabolic networks in the context of cancer. In particular, I have a special interest in understanding the aberrant metabolism displayed by tumor cells not only for identifying therapeutic opportunities but also for tumor detection and treatment response monitoring using metabolic imaging.

Research Programme
Advanced Cancer Imaging
Methods and technologies
Cell culture
Confocal microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy
Gene expression profiling
Imaging
In vivo modelling
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Metabolomics
Microscopy
PCR
Protein biochemistry
RNAi
Tumour type interests
Breast
Lung
Prostate
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Key publications

- Ros S, Kaymak I, Schmitt J, Griffiths B, Mitter R, Blake S, Brindle KM, Behrens A and Schulze A (2015) 6-phosphofructo-2-kinase/fructose-2,6-biphosphatase 4 is essential for p53-null cancer cells. Under review. - Ros S, Santos CR, Mo├žo S, Baenke F, Kelly G, Howell M, Zamboni N and Schulze A. (2012). Functional screen identifies PFKFB4 as important regulator of prostate cancer cell survival. Cancer Discovery. 2(4): 328-43 - Brindle (2015) Imaging metabolism with hyperpolarized (13)C-labeled cell substrates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015; 137: 6418?6427