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Professor Julian Downward's group is unravelling the molecular mechanisms by which oncogenes drive tumour formation, growth and spread, with particular focus on the RAS oncogenes and on the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). 

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Professor Julian Downward

Professor Julian Downward

Professor Julian Downward has a joint post between The Institute of Cancer Research and The Francis Crick Institute. At the ICR he leads the Lung Cancer Group within the Division of Molecular Pathology. He is Associate Research Director of the Francis Crick Institute and heads a research group working on oncogenic RAS signalling in malignant transformation.

ORCID 0000-0002-2331-4729