Amaya Lujambio Goizueta, PhD Email Amaya Lujambio Goizueta
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases
Cancer, Epigenetics, Liver, Molecular Biology
Multi-Disciplinary Training Area
Cancer Biology [CAB]
PhD, Spanish National Cancer Center (CNIO)
Postdoc, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)
Postdoc, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
AASLD Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Diseases
EMBO Long Term Fellowship
Ph.D. Thesis Award
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
EMBO Short Term Fellowship
Eduardo Gallego Award
Fundación Francisco Cobos
Liver Cancer Biology
Amaia Lujambio´s research group studies mechanisms of liver cancer initiation and liver cancer maintenance. In particular, we are interested in how genetic alterations in cancer cells contribute to tumorigenesis, alter treatment response, and create vulnerabilities that may be targeted therapeutically. Furthermore, we are also interested in understanding the role of cellular senescence in liver cancer initiation. Our research interests involve the establishment of in vitro and in vivo systems for the study of liver cancer as well as the rational use of shRNA libraries to identify drug targets for the disease. We utilize sophisticated mouse models of cancer, RNAi technology, valuable human cancer samples, and genetic and epigenetic profiling as key tools. The ultimate goal is to improve our understanding of liver cancer biology and to identify novel strategies that can be exploited therapeutically.
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