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Dr Roben Gieling

Assistant Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

Roben Gieling Academic Staff, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, Northumbria University  Roben began his scientific career in Biomedical Science with the University of Utrecht (Master’s programme in Medical Biology), which included two placements in the University Medical Centre Utrecht, and graduated in 1997.

His time as scientific staff with the RWTH Aachen University (Neurology Department 1997-98) was followed by a postgraduate study at the University of Amsterdam (Department of Anatomy and Embryology) on “Changes in Blood Flow that Affect Hepatic Gene Expression”, where he received a PhD in Medicine in 2005.

Roben undertook postdoctoral research in world leading research groups at USC Los Angeles (Prof Han), Newcastle University (Prof Mann) and the University of Manchester (Prof Williams) contributing to 19 highly regarded papers, in Oncology, Imaging and Hepatology fields. In his role as guest lecturer and tutor he contributed to the Pharmacy and Medicine undergraduate education in the University of Manchester. There he supervised  3 PhD students

He joined the Department of Applied Sciences in July 2018 as Senior Lecturer in Histopathology where he will contribute to the Biomedical Science programmes, and use his expertise to establish his own research group.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Next generation organoid engineering to replace animals in cancer drug testing, Hockney, S., Parker, J., Turner, J., Todd, X., Todryk, S., Ger Gieling, R., Hilgen, G., Camargo Madeira Simoes, D., Pal, D. 1 Jul 2023, In: Biochemical Pharmacology
  • A Novel Mechanism of Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated Mediated Regulation of Chromatin Remodeling in Hypoxic Conditions, Likhatcheva, M., Gieling, R., Brown, J., Demonacos, C., Williams, K. 21 Sep 2021, In: Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Preclinical Evaluation of Ureidosulfamate Carbonic Anhydrase IX/XII Inhibitors in the Treatment of Cancers, Williams, K., Gieling, R. 2 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
  • A new method for the high-precision assessment of tumor changes in response to treatment, Tar, P., Thacker, N., Babur, M., Watson, Y., Cheung, S., Little, R., Gieling, R., Williams, K., O'Connor, J. 14 Mar 2018, In: Bioinformatics
  • Novel carbonic anhydrase IX-targeted therapy enhances the anti-tumour effects of cisplatin in small cell lung cancer, Bryant, J., Meredith, S., Gieling, R., Allen, T., Walker, L., Telfer, B., Supuran, C., Williams, K., White, A. 1 Jan 2018, In: International Journal of Cancer
  • The Sulfamate Small Molecule CAIX Inhibitor S4 Modulates Doxorubicin Efficacy, van Kuijk, S., Gieling, R., Niemans, R., Lieuwes, N., Biemans, R., Telfer, B., Haenen, G., Yaromina, A., Lambin, P., Dubois, L., Williams, K. 11 Aug 2016, In: PLoS One
  • Dissemination via the lymphatic or angiogenic route impacts the pathology, microenvironment and hypoxia-related drug response of lung metastases, Gieling, R., Fitzmaurice, R., Telfer, B., Babur, M., Williams, K. Aug 2015, In: Clinical and Experimental Metastasis
  • Erratum: NFκB1 is a suppressor of neutrophil-driven hepatocellular carcinoma (Nature Communications (2015) 6 (6818) DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7818), Wilson, C., Jurk, D., Fullard, N., Banks, P., Page, A., Luli, S., Elsharkawy, A., Gieling, R., Chakraborty, J., Fox, C., Richardson, C., Callaghan, K., Blair, G., Fox, N., Lagnado, A., Passos, J., Moore, A., Smith, G., Tiniakos, D., Mann, J., Oakley, F., Mann, D. 21 Sep 2015, In: Nature Communications
  • NFκB1 is a suppressor of neutrophil-driven hepatocellular carcinoma, Wilson, C., Jurk, D., Fullard, N., Banks, P., Page, A., Luli, S., Elsharkawy, A., Gieling, R., Chakraborty, J., Fox, C., Richardson, C., Callaghan, K., Blair, G., Fox, N., Lagnado, A., Passos, J., Moore, A., Smith, G., Tiniakos, D., Mann, J., Oakley, F., Mann, D. 16 Apr 2015, In: Nature Communications
  • Targeting tumour hypoxia to prevent cancer metastasis: From biology, biosensing and technology to drug development: the METOXIA consortium, Pettersen, E., Ebbesen, P., Gieling, R., Williams, K., Dubois, L., Lambin, P., Ward, C., Meehan, J., Kunkler, I., Langdon, S., Ree, A., Flatmark, K., Lyng, H., Calzada, M., Peso, L., Landazuri, M., Görlach, A., Flamm, H., Kieninger, J., Urban, G., Weltin, A., Singleton, D., Haider, S., Buffa, F., Harris, A., Scozzafava, A., Supuran, C., Moser, I., Jobst, G., Busk, M., Toustrup, K., Overgaard, J., Alsner, J., Pouyssegur, J., Chiche, J., Mazure, N., Marchiq, I., Parks, S., Ahmed, A., Ashcroft, M., Pastorekova, S., Cao, Y., Rouschop, K., Wouters, B., Koritzinsky, M., Mujcic, H., Cojocari, D. 3 Sep 2015, In: Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry

Xanthea Todd The pH regulators CAIX and V-ATPase in 2D and 3D cell co-culture models of colorectal cancer and macrophages under conditions of varying oxygen Start Date: 18/01/2021 End Date: 25/06/2024


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