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Dr Neil Dufton

Neil Dufton

Lecturer in Inflammatory Sciences

William Harvey Research Institute
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/duftonneil.html

Research Interests

Endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition, fibrosis, inflammation

The adaptability and plasticity of blood vessels, and particularly the cells that line them, termed endothelial cells (EC) are fundamental to both vascular and tissue development, homeostasis and disease pathogenesis. I focus on visualising pathways that result in disease-associated endothelial phenotypes, such as endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EndMT), in models of inflammation and fibrosis and how they impact the surrounding tissue.