Other Research Projects

  • Targeting the androgen receptor for knockout using siRNA/RNA interference strategies
  • Inhibiting androgen signaling using small molecules that bind to the androgen receptor
  • Determining mechanisms of ERG-mediated prostatic carcinogenesis
  • Identification of changes in the genomes and transcriptomes of tumors mechanistically linked to the emergence of metastasis and drug resistance 
  • Developing novel tumour targeting technologies based on malarial protein VAR2
  • Determining the role of Semaphorin 3C in treatment resistance of prostate cancer
  • Targeting BRN2 in neuroendocrine prostate cancer
  • Developing biomarker assays using circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA)
  • Evaluating new probes for PET imaging of prostate cancer

 

Updated January 30, 2020

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Monday, November 1, 2021

Dr. Syam Somasekharan appointed Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Syam Somasekharan
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Recent publication proposes a potential new therapeutic approach to treatment-resistant prostate cancer