Protein discovery gives hope to future breast cancer patients

14 Jun 2019
Professor Rosemary O'Connor and Dr Orla Cox, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Research led by led by Professor Rosemary O’Connor and Dr Orla Cox, involving input from researchers in Ireland, the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands, have discovered a protein that gives hopes to future breast cancer patients.

The project was carried out in the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork, as part of BREAST-PREDICT, the Irish Cancer Society’s national collaborative breast cancer research centre. 

The work was recently published in the leading journal Cancer Research and a report summary on the research can be read on the Irish Cancer Society website.

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